Pediatric Epilepsy Program

A seizure during childhood is not uncommon. Reasons for a seizure include genetic disorders, congenital brain malformations, lack of oxygen, head trauma or other illnesses. Seizures that happen more than once or repeatedly might indicate epilepsy.

Our team of nationally recognized pediatric epilepsy specialists at Children's Hospital provide consultations, ongoing care and diagnostic services for children and teens.

Conditions We Treat

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    Epileptic seizures

Meet Your Care Team

Kevin C. Ess
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Kevin C. EssMD, PhD

    Pediatric Neurology
Robert P. Carson
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Robert P. CarsonMD, PhD

    Pediatric Neurology
Melanie E. Franklin
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Melanie E. FranklinCRNP

    Pediatric Neurology
Cary Fu
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Cary FuMD

    Pediatric Neurology
Kaitlin C. James
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Kaitlin C. JamesMD

    Pediatric Neurology

Why Choose the Epilepsy Program at Children​‌‘s Hospital

  • Exclusive care

    Children's Hospital is the only facility in Middle Tennessee with video-EEG monitoring for the evaluation of children for epilepsy surgery. Our four-bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is ideal for diagnosing seizure disorders and providing precise treatment plans.

  • Recognized care

    The National Association of Epilepsy Centers identifies us as the only Level 4 center in Middle Tennessee. Level 4 centers have the highest level of care for epilepsy.

  • Top provider

    U.S. News and World Report has ranked Children's Hospital as a top provider of pediatric neurology care.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments, and services including:

Location

2200 Children's Way, 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
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