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Neurology - Epilepsy

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Services through
the Baylor Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Clinical Services

  • Medical Management
    • New onset seizure evaluations
    • Antiepileptic drug therapy
    • Medically refractory epilepsy management
    • Consultations for inpatients
  • Neurophysiology of Epilepsy
    • Electroencephalography (EEG)
    • Epilepsy monitoring (EEG-video)
    • Characterization studies
    • Intracranial electrode recordings
    • Ambulatory EEG monitoring
    • Intra- and extraoperative brain mapping
    • Wada testing
  • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Temporal lobectomy, lesionectomy, extratemporal resections
    • Hemispherectomy and multilobar resection
    • Callosotomy
    • Awake craniotomy for functional localization
    • Stereotactic radiosurgery
    • Image-guided surgical navigation
  • Neuroimaging of Epilepsy
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulations
  • Subspecialty Medical Evaluations
    • Genetic epilepsy
    • Epilepsy and pregnancy
    • Epilepsy and the elderly
    • Epilepsy co-existing with other medical conditions
    • Epilepsy and sleep disorders
  • Neuropsychological Evaluations

Support Services

  • Pre-certification for medical testing and consultations including:
    • Routine studies ordered by the Center physicians
    • Special studies performed at affiliated hospitals
    • Hospitalizations when needed
  • Referral to social and advocacy services
  • Coordination of appointments, medical testing, hospitalizations, and addressing third-party payer concerns

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