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Pediatric epilepsy program update
November 28, 2017
Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological condition that lasts a lifetime and, in extreme cases, can lead to death. It affects one out of every 26 people across their lifetime, and 8 percent of children will have a seizure before leaving childhood. One in 10 children with epilepsy is a candidate for surgery.
Children’s National has one of the largest and most experienced multidisciplinary epilepsy programs in the country with a range of programs specializing in new onset epilepsy, the Ketogenic diet, intractable epilepsy, neuroinflammation, neurogenetics, epilepsy surgery, and more.
Here are a few standout facts about Children’s epilepsy program:
The Children’s epilepsy program is continuously working to improve care for patients through clinical innovation, by growing our team, and expanding access in our practice locations throughout the region.
To refer a patient or learn more about our program, call 202-476- 2120 or visit the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program.