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.
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:
- Brain Stimulators
- EEG monitoring
- Epilepsy Surgeries
- Ketogenic diet therapy
- Laser Ablation
- Laser ablation surgery
- Medication management
- Robotic Surgeries
Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento also participates in epilepsy research studies, offering you access to new neurological technology and treatments. 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.
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.