Designated by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a level 4 center, the Cedars-Sinai Epilepsy Program offers consultations and continuous care to patients with seizure disorders. The program provides clinics as well as outpatient EEG diagnostic services, including routine EEG screening and monitoring. Comprehensive evaluation and treatment options are offered to patients in close cooperation with the Department of Neurosurgery's Epilepsy Consultatory Specialty Clinic.
Common Seizure Explained
A tonic-clonic seizure, also called a grand mal seizure, causes violent muscle contractions and loss of consciousness. This is the most common type of seizure that affects the whole body.Read More
Specialized Guided Care
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Our Epilepsy Monitoring Unit offers specialized evaluation and treatment to patients with seizures that aren't responding to medication.Read More