Epilepsy

Penn State Hershey Epilepsy Center is a team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, neurophysiology technologists, and neuroscience nurses. This team will evaluate and treat each patient, based on their individual needs, and will provide the innovative and compassionate care you deserve.

Penn State Hershey has been designated, by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center. We also have a 4-bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit to help determine the best treatment for each patient and a Neurophysiology Lab to provide extensive testing. 

Treatments

Tests

Medical Treatment EEG
Gamma-Knife Radiosurgery WADA
Vagal Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy PET Scan
Surgical Resection MRI
Surgical Disconnection Surgical Electrodes

 

 

 

 

 

Many of our tests, such as EMGs, are handled by our Neurophysiology Clinic. Our patients also work with the Neuropsychological Testing Team.

 

 

The trained specialists who collaborate to provide epilepsy patients with comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy include: