Texas Children's Hospital is one of the nation’s largest pediatric hospitals and the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Baylor. Texas Children's is one of the top five children’s hospitals in the country and serves as both a primary community hospital and a tertiary referral center. The epilepsy center at Texas Children’s is a level 4 epilepsy center with a busy surgical program and a 12 bed epilepsy monitoring unit.
Fellows at Texas Children’s will primary participate in three rotations while there. Epilepsy fellows will spend the bulk of their time in the epilepsy monitoring unit.
• Outpatient EEG rotation: This rotation will emphasize outpatient routine EEGs, ambulatory EEGs with exposure to intraoperative monitoring and select outpatient clinic experiences. The epilepsy fellows rotating through this will have a bulk of their time in clinic experiences including various faculty clinics, ketogenic diet clinic, Tuberous Sclerosis clinic, RNS clinic and Angelman’s clinic.
• Continuous EEG rotation: This rotation will emphasize interpretation of the long term EEG studies that primarily are performed in the ICUs at Texas Children’s Hospital
• Epilepsy monitoring unit: This rotation will involve interpretation of the EEG recordings of patients in the epilepsy monitoring unit at Texas Children’s including all invasive phase II patients. This also includes exposure to intraoperative electrocorticography cases.