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