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Grand Rounds: A field guide for non-neurologists: Spells, seizures and epilepsy

November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul

Jason Doescher, MD

Camp Oz

Children’s Minnesota staff make difference at teen epilepsy camp

Camp Oz is a camp designed for youth and teens with epilepsy and operated by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.

Rachel’s life with Aicardi syndrome

Aicardi syndrome causes developmental delay, intellectual disability and frequent epileptic seizures.

Epilepsy and Seizures Wellness Expo

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Minneapolis

EFMN is proud to collaborate with Premier education sponsor Mayo Clinic and Signature education sponsors Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, LivaNova, M Health/MINCEP Epilepsy Care, Minnesota Epilepsy Group and UCB, Inc. to bring you the first-ever Epilepsy & Seizures Wellness Expo.

Subdural Grid Replacement Surgery

The brain is one of the most complicated structures in the world. Doing surgery on the brain requires careful planning. The purpose of subdural grid placement surgery is to help surgeons create a plan for a second surgery that removes areas of the brain causing seizures.

For Health professionals

Our epileptologists and neurosurgeons are available for consultations for referring physicians and who want to learn more about epilepsy medication and surgical options for their patients.

Locations and Contact Us

Visiting us? Get all the information you need to get to our locations and contact us.

Resources

Patient and Family Education Materials If parents need quick, clear info about a kids’ health topic, we have it all.

What to expect

Our 12-bed Lee and Penny Anderson Epilepsy Unit is equipped to monitor and record patients’ EEG readings continually. We can spot the beginning of a seizure right away, which helps us locate where in the brain the seizure originates. This information is essential in developing patients’ care and treatment plans.

Meet the team

Our Level 4 epilepsy center team includes a full range of pediatric experts who are Children’s Minnesota or Minnesota Epilepsy Group employees: