Patient Stories

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program is one of the largest and busiest centers in the country. Our surgeons and specialists have helped countless children, whose seizures could not be controlled with medication, live seizure-free.

Meet some of our patients whose lives have been improved by their experiences at Children’s Hospital.

Pittsburgh-area native Trevor suffered from rare form of seizures. Read more about his treatment and experience at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
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Shannon began experiencing her first seizures at just 15 years old. Learn more about her treatment for Epilepsy at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
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