To make an appointment with an epilepsy specialist, call 410-328-4323
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that is results in spontaneous and recurrent seizures. Seizures are abnormal electrical discharges that occur in the brain, which can cause jerking in the limbs, trouble with speech or altered vision.
As a comprehensive and state of the art program for the evaluation and treatment of epilepsy, University of Maryland Epilepsy Center has the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical services for patients.
Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment:
- Epilepsy surgery for patients with medically intractable seizures
- Advanced new technologies for patients with medically intractable seizures including Neuromodulation – (NeuroPace - Responsive Neurostimulation System (RNS)™, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)™
- Expertise in the diagnosis of developmental malformations and treatment of genetic epilepsy syndromes
- Multi-disciplinary approach to the evaluation and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in patients with epilepsy
- Specialized evaluation of sleep disorders in epilepsy
- Treatment of status epilepticus
- Anticonvulsant medication treatment and investigational anti-epileptic drug programs
- Management of epilepsy during pregnancy
- Non-epileptic seizure management and diagnosis
- Routine, ambulatory and video EEG testing
Recognized by the NAEC
University Of Maryland's Epilepsy Center is accredited by the NAEC as a level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
In the News
Maryland Epilepsy Center director Jennifer Hopp, MD, was recently featured in a Baltimore Sun article about how patients cope with an epilepsy diagnosis. Read it here.