The Epilepsy and Brain Mapping Program is a comprehensive healthcare center for treating adult and pediatric epilepsy and other neurological disorders with seizures. We treat the most difficult epilepsy cases, using 17 different mapping procedures.
Our medical and surgical center offers people with epilepsy a multitude of treatment options including medical management of seizures through established anti-epileptic medications and clinical drug trials, ketogenic diet, surgical treatment and cognitive and psychological assessment, counseling and rehabilitation.
"Epilepsy epilepsy is a very common disorder caused by an uncontrolled electrical discharge of the brain which disrupts function. Three out of 100 people will develop epilepsy, usually early in life or after age 60...." more
"The Epilepsy and Brain Mapping Program (EBMP) at Huntington Hospital strives to make all patients seizure-free without medication side effect~. The program is a Level Four National Comprehensive Epilepsy Center producing successful outcomes for patients with recalcitrant epilepsy utilizing the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic technologies available..." more
"If a seizure disorder is not controlled in two years or after two medications, the patient should be referred to an epileptologist...." more
On the heels of the unfortunate San Gabriel hit-and-run incident involving U.S Commerce Secratary, John Bryson, Huntington Hospital's own Dr. William Sutherling discusses the risks of seizure disorders,and the need discover the source of the neurological event. more