Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neurology, neurosurgery and other areas study genetics, risks, potential diagnostic tests and treatments for epilepsy.

Mayo Clinic researchers have developed and studied many diagnostic and treatment tools for epilepsy, including magnetic resonance imaging, subtraction ictal SPECT coregistered to MRI (SISCOM), electroencephalography, ketogenic diet, deep brain stimulation, epilepsy surgery and many others. Read more about Mayo Clinic research in epilepsy and epilepsy and neurophysiology.


See a list of publications on epilepsy by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Read about pediatric epilepsy management at Mayo Clinic, surgical management of intractable seizures in children with epilepsy.

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