Carle Foundation Hospital is accredited by the NAEC as a level 3 epilepsy center. Level 3 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level of medical evaluations and treatment for patients with various forms of epilepsy. Our Level 3 Epilepsy Center is a comprehensive program providing state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services provided by fellowship trained epileptologists.
Epilepsy Treatment Options
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)
The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) is a dedicated unit consisting of:
Patients with seizures that don't respond to medication will be evaluated for their potential for epilepsy surgery or device implantation and will continue with our Epilepsy Center team through surgery and confirmation that the seizures have ceased.
Surgical Treatments for Epilepsy
Surgical options for patients with epilepsy fall into two categories:
With doctors practicing in 80 specialties at locations throughout the region, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle. Our mission is to serve people through high quality care, medical research and education.
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