Why choose Ochsner Health for epilepsy and seizure disorder treatment?
Ochsner is home to the only comprehensive epilepsy and seizure disorder program in Louisiana. With leading-edge treatment, technology and advanced research initiatives, Ochsner provides the highest quality of epilepsy and seizure disorder treatment throughout the Gulf Coast and beyond. We’re proud to have a group of knowledgeable and highly skilled neurologists who have undergone additional training and are board certified in the management of epilepsy and seizure disorders. We also have experienced radiologists, nurses, psychologists and therapists, as well as Louisiana’s only fellowship-trained functional neurosurgeons, a specialized group of neurosurgeons who concentrate on treating patients with epilepsy. These care providers offer treatment and education to patients and medical experts nationwide.
As the recipient of the Healthgrades Neurosciences Excellence Award, Ochsner has been named among the top 5% in the nation for neurosciences for more than a decade.
Choosing Ochsner for epilepsy and seizure disorder care offers you access to our:
24/7 on-call epileptologists
Accredited Level IV epilepsy center
Advanced surgical options including laser ablation (targeted destruction of the brain cells where seizures originate) and neuromodulation (using an implant to deliver and electrical signals to regions of the brain to reduce seizure duration and frequency)
Board-certified adult and pediatric epileptologists
Board-certified functional neurosurgeons
Comprehensive epilepsy surgery program
Epilepsy nurse navigator and social worker
Minimally invasive surgery options
Multicenter clinical trials
Pediatric and adult epilepsy monitoring units