If you experience seizures, getting them under control can change your life. At Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, experienced doctors are committed to helping you achieve wellness by providing personalized and comprehensive care for seizures, epilepsy and epilepsy-related problems.
Our Comprehensive Epilepsy Program offers advanced treatment for people who experience intractable seizures, poorly controlled epilepsy and seizure-like spells that may be associated with brain tumors and other conditions. Our pediatric epilepsy program at nearby Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento provides specialized seizure care for infants, adolescents and teenagers.
Our Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) uses the latest technology, including Wada testing and functional mapping imaging, to monitor and assess the exact nature of your epilepsy. Additional advanced scanning tools complete the diagnostic picture, allowing doctors to determine the best approach for treatment.
We provide a wide range of treatment options to improve seizure control. Surgical and non-surgical options can include:
- Corpus callostomy
- EEG monitoring for epilepsy
- Medication management
- Laser ablation surgery
- Temporal lobectomy
- Vagus nerve stimulation
- Ketogenic diet therapy
Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento also participates in epilepsy research studies, offering you access to the most advanced neuroscience technology and treatment available. We directly apply new laboratory findings to clinical use and help you access appropriate clinical trials and testing.
Our Comprehensive Epilepsy Program has received prestigious recognition for providing high-quality, specialized epilepsy care.
- Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, is designated as a Level 4 Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers—the highest level a center can receive in the treatment of patients with complex epilepsy.
- Our Neurodiagnostic Laboratory is accredited by the American Board of Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist as an ABRET-accredited neurodiagnostic lab. ABRET accreditation awards neurodiagnostic laboratories that demonstrate adherence to the highest standards of EEG placement, technical quality and continuous improvement.