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The Epilepsy Program at Boston Medical Center provides comprehensive consultation for patients within the clinic and hospital setting. We are a Level 4 Epilepsy Center as reported in US News and World Report. We offer our patients diagnostic clarity with a full range of imaging and diagnostic evaluations including electroencephalopgrams, epilepsy-specific imaging, and neuropsychological evaluations.
Areas of Expertise
- Generalized Epilepsy
- Women and Epilepsy
- Epilepsy Syndromes
- Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures
- Surgical Planning for Epilepsy
- Routine Electroencephalography (EEG)
- Long-term Epilepsy Monitoring
- Nationally accredited 4- bed EMU
- Neuropsychological evaluation
Our Epilepsy Monitoring Unit admits eight patients a month for diagnosis and surgical planning. During these admissions, our patients undergo spell characterization and medication tapers and titrations in order to optimize their treatment plans and quality of life.
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The Neurology Department offers a full spectrum of neurological care, including examination, diagnostic evaluation, consultation, treatment, comprehensive follow-up, and rehabilitation recommendations for disorders of the nervous system.
Epilepsy, Seizure, Epilepsy Surgery
Epilepsy and Medical Refractory Epilepsy, Women's Health with Epilepsy, General Neurology, Headache, Neurophysiology/EEG
Neurology with subspecialty, epilepsy, pregnancy and epilepsy, evaluation for seizure surgery, investigational drug trials in epilepsy
Seizures, Epilepsy, EEG/video EEG monitoring, Surgical treatment of epilepsy, Headache, Migraine.
Colleen Jackson, PhD
Janine Barrett, RN
Areas of Focus
Women and epilepsy
Drug refractory epilepsy
Residency and Fellowship Information
Education and Training
The epilepsy division faculty participate in the education and training of residents who wish to gain experience in electroencephalography and related procedures. Trainees are invited to participate in EEG and epilepsy conferences.