UT Physicians epileptologists, based in Houston, TX, specialize in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of adults with epilepsy. Located in the internationally known Texas Medical Center, people travel from all over the world to receive care that is unmatched.
Epilepsy affects 5o to 60 million individuals around the world. The majority have their seizures under control, but a third do not and are still searching for therapy alternatives.
Comprehensive Care Team Approach
The UT Physicians adult epilepsy team includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, neuropathologists and other highly trained, proficient staff who provide patient-centered, compassionate care you can count on during your epilepsy journey.
The Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program provides you with one place where you can receive coordinated care. Our physicians serve as full-time faculty members of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), and possess the leading-edge knowledge needed to provide the best possible care for you.
From clinic locations across Greater Houston to a collaboration with Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, we provide complex care, neurological exams and specialized treatment. As a Level 4 program by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, you will find yourself at the center of cutting-edge research to solve the greatest challenges in the field of seizure disorders. At Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, there is a state-of-the-art Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU), along with other strategic imaging tools and services that patients can count on for their care.
Scope of Expertise
Our board-certified epileptologists are leaders in providing the most advanced testings and treatments.
- Focal epilepsy
- Intractable epilepsy
- Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
- Genetic generalized epilepsy
- Absence or petit mal epilepsy
- Focal cortical dysplasia
- Malformations of cortical development
- Periventricular nodular heterotopia
- Epilepsy due to strokes, brain tumors, trauma
- Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) Stays (Video EEG Monitoring)
- Stereotactic EEG (SEEG) evaluations
- Epilepsy surgery
- Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT or laser ablation)
- Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS)
- Deep Brain Stimulation
- Ketogenic Diet
- Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
As faculty members at McGovern Medical School, our team has ongoing clinical trials in the field of epilepsy.
Qualified patients are able to enroll in a range of clinical trials for both investigational drugs and procedures.
For more information on specific clinical trials, go here.
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Adult Epilepsy Contact Information:
To contact the UT Physicians Neurology clinic, please call (832) 325-7080.
In-patient referrals, epilepsy monitoring unit evaluations, and pre-surgical work-ups, call (832) 325-7090.
To contact support staff, call (832) 325-7071.