The Epilepsy Center at Menorah Medical Center is staffed by a highly qualified and compassionate team, offering extensive evaluation and treatment options for adults and children (aged 4 and older) with epilepsy and seizure disorders. Menorah Medical Center is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) and offers an inpatient video EEG monitoring unit and outpatient video EEG studies.
All studies are interpreted by an epileptologist, a neurologist with advanced experience in epilepsy and EEG, and specialized neuroradiologists who interpret tests such as:
- Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- CT scan
- PET scan
Consultations are available from neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, psychiatrists, counselors, primary care physicians and social workers.
The Ketogenic Diet is an effective non-medication treatment for intractable epilepsy. The Diet has been successfully treating patients since 1921; reducing seizure activity and improving quality of life.