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Epilepsy Care at UVA

Our internationally recognized F. E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program offers the most advanced resources available to help you achieve remission of seizures

We offer a comprehensive, team-based approach to care and are able to apply every available testing and treatment option, including surgery. Our team of includes adult and pediatric epileptologists, neuropsychologists, nurses, technicians, social workers, nutritionists and educational counselors.

Our program includes: 

  • Evaluation 
  • Intensive monitoring 
  • Medication management
  • Surgical evaluation
  • Neuropsychological evaluation and consultation
  • Rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy
  • Psychological evaluation and social services
  • Nutritional guidance

Find Out About Epilepsy Surgery Options

We offer a comprehensive set of surgery options. 
Learn more.

Make an Appointment
Call our Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at 434.924.5401.

Epilepsy Treatments at UVA

We diagnose all types of epileptic spells and attacks and offer treatment of all types of seizures and epilepsy, including common epilepsies such as: 

  • Infantile spasms
  • Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
  • Hypothalamic hamartomas
  • Developmental malformations
  • Tuberous sclerosis
  • Childhood absence epilepsy
  • Benign rolandic epilepsy
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy
  • Frontal lobe epilepsy

Learn more about epilepsy with our educational materials and helpful sites. You can also visit

Epilepsy Clinics at UVA

We offer inpatient services and monitoring and outpatient clinics in Charlottesville as well as access to advanced clinical research and clinical trial opportunities.

Epilepsy Clinics in Southwest Virginia

If you're unable to travel to Charlottesville, we offer epilepsy care at three convenient locations in Southwest Virginia. 

Learn about our care in WiseTazewell and Bristol.

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