Epilepsy Patient Info

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Living with epilepsy, you want to know as much you can about the condition and the people responsible for your treatment.

The Epilepsy Experts on Your Team

At UVA, you can trust a high level of focused expertise from your healthcare providers. Our team-based approach to care allows us to explore all available testing and treatment options, including epilepsy surgery.

The epilepsy team includes:

  • Adult and pediatric epilepsy neurologists
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Nurses
  • EEG technologists
  • Social workers
  • Nutritionists
  • Educational counselors

Epilepsy Resources

Epilepsy Foundation

Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia

National Association of Epilepsy Centers

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Customer Medical Report form (PDF)

Epilepsy: Patient Education Resources

Admission to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) for Scalp EEG Monitoring - 6 Central (Spanish)

Admission to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) for Scalp EEG Monitoring - 6 Central Information about pre-admission to the hospital for continuous monitoring with video and EEG in Spanish

EEG Patient Instructions

Patient preparation sheet for routine and sleep deprived EEG studies.

EEG Patient Instructions- Spanish

Patient preparation sheet for routine and sleep deprived EEG studies in Spanish.

Admission to the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) for Scalp EEG Monitoring - 6 Central

Information about pre-admission to the hospital for continuous monitoring with video and EEG on 6 Central.

Welcome Letter: 6 Central Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Informs patients admitted to 6C EMU about expectations and flow of care.