Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
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The Epilepsy Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Brain Care Institute is a nationally recognized joint effort of Children’s Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Epilepsy Center. Our center is accredited by the NAEC as a level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
Children’s Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, or EMU, is one of the most technologically advanced facilities of its kind in the nation. Each of the eight private rooms in the EMU is fully equipped with state-of-the-art EEG equipment, video monitors, and intercoms to ensure instant communication with the EMU technicians and nurses.
A multidisciplinary team of medical professionals provide high-quality care for children with all types of seizures and seizure disorders, and can include specialists from:
The Epilepsy Center is the only center in the region that provides comprehensive evaluation and surgical treatment options for children with hard-to-manage, or intractable, epilepsy.
As a nationally recognized research center, Children’s Hospital’s Brain Care Institute participates in the latest clinical trials and studies.
Learn more about Epilepsy Surgery Program Patient Stories and the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central PA.
For inquiries to or interest in the Epilepsy Center or to make a referral, schedule an appointment, or request an evaluation for a child or teen, contact us at 412-692-6928.
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Retrospective Review of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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