Pediatric Epilepsy Program
MGfC Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
55 Fruit Street, Suite 6B
Boston, MA 02114
To schedule an appointment with a Mass General Children pediatric specialist, please call 888-644-3248 or complete our online appointment form to request an appointment.
Physicians may call 888-644-3211 or use the online referral form and the Access & New Appointment Center will call your patient within one business day.
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Care During COVID-19
Our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing the best possible care for children. We have taken unprecedented steps to ensure office visits and procedures are welcoming and safe. Your child’s health and safety is our top priority. Learn more.
You can also find information about epilepsy and the COVID-19 vaccine or download our THRIVE Meets COVID guide.
The Epilepsy Program at Mass General for Children serves patients with seizures and related disorders. The service 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.
A comprehensive epilepsy surgery program complements the latest medical therapy, including investigational new drugs, as required. Additional services include a comprehensive wellness program, second opinions, review of neuropathological and radiographic materials, neurogenetic assessment, ketogenic diet program and psychiatric evaluation.
State-of-the-art neurophysiology and neuroradiological diagnostic facilities supplement expert consultation. To assist in accurate diagnosis and treatment, inpatient and ambulatory long-term video-EEG monitoring using digital technology with computer assisted event detection, sophisticated MRI imaging and spectroscopy, functional imaging using MRI and PET scanning, and detailed neuropsychological testing are available.
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Patient and Family Information
What you need to know about epilepsy, seizures, and the brain
Video profiles and essays sharing the lives of children with epilepsy and their families
THRIVE Epilepsy Wellness Program
THRIVE enhances learning, self-efficacy, social competence and quality of life
Get to know the dedicated members of your care team.
- Director, Neonatal and Pediatric Continuous EEG Monitoring
- Department of Neurology
- Director, Angelman Syndrome Clinic
- Director, Dup15q Center
- Co-Director, Pitt Hopkins Clinic
- Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program
- Director, Carol and James Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
- Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
- Patricia L. Bruno, RN, BSN
- Julia Fitzgerald, RN, BSN
- Katrina Styles, BSN, RN, CPN
- Amanda Tourjee, DNP
Our Social Workers
- Emma Bauman, MSW, LICSW
- Leigh Horne-Mebel, MSW, LICSW, BCD, ACSW
Our Safe Care Commitment
Learn about the unprecedented steps Mass General for Children has taken to ensure that we are welcoming and safe for all medical care.
COVID-19 Resources for Families
Articles and Q&As from providers across MGfC on how to take care of your children and yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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