Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic conditions, with about one in 100 people living with seizures.
Fortunately, doctors and researchers have made great advances in its diagnosis and treatment, bringing a brighter future to both patients and their families.
If you experience seizures, getting them under control can change your life. A dedicated network of connected care is available across Northern California to help you achieve wellness. Through diagnosis, treatment and beyond, the Sutter Health network has hospitals and care facilities that can provide personalized and comprehensive care for seizures, epilepsy and epilepsy-related problems.
The Sutter Health network offers access to specially trained epileptologists and comprehensive epilepsy centers for people with uncontrolled seizures.
There are many causes for seizures, and neurologists at Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation will help you identify the source of your epilepsy so that we can treat it as accurately as possible.
We offer the latest technology, including Wada testing and functional mapping imaging, to monitor and assess the exact nature of your epilepsy or seizure. We provide a range of treatment options to improve seizure control, including:
- EEG monitoring
- Medication management
- Robotic Surgeries
- Surgery and advanced treatment — If you don’t respond well enough to medications, we offer surgical therapies, including brain resection, the NeuroPace neurotransmitter and the vagus nerve stimulator. Expert neurosurgeons at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco team with us to provide these services.
Some of our locations also participate in epilepsy research studies, offering you access to new neurological technology and treatments. We directly apply new laboratory findings to clinical use and facilitate patient participation in appropriate clinical trials and testing.
Are you curious if you should see a specialist at a comprehensive epilepsy center? Are you having difficulty managing your seizures, epilepsy or epilepsy-related conditions? In non-emergency situations, you can live chat with a referral specialist, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, by calling (855) 421-2904.
If you want to learn how to better control your epilepsy or want answers to frequently asked questions, visit our Epilepsy Hub.