Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families.

Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Pediatric Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological condition involving the brain that makes people more susceptible to having recurrent unprovoked seizures.

Pediatric Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, and very-low-carbohydrate diet which has been found to help many children whose seizures are not well-controlled by anti-seizure medications.

Pediatric Seizures

A seizure occurs when part(s) of the brain receives a burst of abnormal electrical signals that temporarily interrupts normal electrical brain function. 

Pediatric Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) is an alternative for children whose seizures are not well-controlled with medications and who are not candidates for a brain operation to eliminate seizures.