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Pediatric Epilepsy Service

The Pediatric Epilepsy Service at MassGeneral Hospital for Children serves patients with seizures and related disorders.

The Pediatric Epilepsy Service at MassGeneral Hospital for Children sees patients in all phases of their illness, from assessment after an initial event in our First Seizure Unit through evaluation of refractory seizure disorders in patients who have not been easily controlled.

Patients are seen at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children. To learn more, please visit the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Web site at www.massgeneral.org/children/.

For a complete list of Pediatric Epilepsy Service doctors, please go to the MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s Web site www.massgeneral.org/children.

Appointments

To schedule an appointment at the Pediatric Epilepsy Clinic and for all referrals, please call 617-726-6540.

Research LaboratoriesPediatric Epilepsy Laboratory, Kevin B. Staley, MD

The Epilepsy Service offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for patients with seizures and related disorders. Patients are seen at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children. To learn more, please visit the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Web site at www.massgeneral.org/children/.

For a complete list of Pediatric Epilepsy Service doctors, please go to the MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s Web site www.massgeneral.org/children.

Appointments

To schedule an appointment at the Pediatric Epilepsy Clinic and for all referrals, please call 617-726-6540.

The Growing up with Epilepsy Web site provides clear information about epilepsy in childhood, its diagnosis, and its treatment, and offers educational information about the disorder's effects on learning, behavior, and family life.

The site is a collaboration between the MassGeneral Hospital for Children's Pediatric Epilepsy Program and WGBH Educational Foundation, supported by the Jordyn Cook Epilepsy Fund.

To learn more visit Growing up with Epilepsy.

Lessons learned through pages turned

When it came time for Bryn Seltzer, 13, of Needham, to choose her bat mitzvah project, she knew she wanted to give back to the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), which had cared for her since she was 6 years old.

Dietary Therapy for Pediatric Epilepsy

Dietary therapy is prescribed most often for patients with refractory epilepsy, whose seizures have not been controlled despite trying multiple antiepileptic drugs.

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