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Treatment Methods for Epilepsy Surgery

At Children's National Hospital, our Epilepsy Surgery team focuses on minimally invasive epilepsy surgery, which uses small incisions and avoids traditional large open brain surgeries. This technique limits approach-related surgical trauma and has been shown to improve postoperative results, as evidenced by less postoperative pain, shorter hospitalization and better cosmetic appearances.

We have the following surgical options and brain stimulation techniques available to children in our care:

Surgical Options

Brain Stimulation