Epilepsy Specialty Programs

Lurie Children's Epilepsy Center has developed specialized programs and clinics to care for children with epilepsy. Browse our list of programs to learn more. 

Dravet Clinic
The Dravet Clinic at Lurie Children’s Epilepsy Center is committed to providing high-quality care to patients with Dravet syndrome. Learn more.

Epilepsy Genetics Clinic
The epilepsy genetics clinic provides evaluation and support for children and families with known or suspected genetic epilepsy syndromes. The goal of the epilepsy genetics clinic is to offer expert clinical consultation, accurate genetic testing, and supportive genetic counseling services. Learn more

Epilepsy Neuro-Oncology Clinic
The Epilepsy Neuro Oncology Clinic provides comprehensive care to patients with brain tumor related epilepsy by offering coordinated care for epilepsy, oncology, and neurosurgery. Learn more

Epilepsy Surgery
There are many types of seizure disorders. In the best cases, children respond well to medication. But for those who don't, surgery may offer the best option for control or elimination of seizures. Learn more

Epilepsy Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic
The multidisciplinary Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) Clinic at Lurie Children's provides quality care to individuals with TSC, manage research that will contribute to better treatment and a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), and provide a complete medical team to coordinate treatment for all aspects of TSC. Learn more

Infantile Spasms Program
The Infantile Spasms Program was established to provide specialty care to patients with infantile spasms requiring urgent initial diagnosis, management of infantile spasms with the best treatments available, and support of a weekly clinic for monitoring and EEG follow-up. Learn more.

Ketogenic Diet Program
Lurie Children’s Ketogenic Diet program offers one of the country’s most comprehensive and multidimensional care programs of its kind. The program's multidisciplinary team provides care and support that extends beyond the hospital walls not only for your child, but for your entire family. Learn more

New Onset Epilepsy Clinic
The New Onset Epilepsy Clinic at Lurie Children’s addresses the need for prompt appointments for children who have had their first seizure or a new diagnosis of epilepsy. Learn more

Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS) Clinic
Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) is an alternative for children whose seizures are not well-controlled with medications and who are not candidates for a brain operation to eliminate seizures. Learn more