Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) and brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons) evaluate and treat thousands of people each year who have epilepsy.
At Mayo Clinic in Minnesota:
- Mayo Clinic doctors perform more than 2,800 standard electroencephalogram (EEG) procedures and more than 1,700 video-EEG procedures each year to evaluate adults for epilepsy.
- Mayo Clinic doctors perform more than 800 standard EEG procedures and more than 800 video-EEG procedures each year to evaluate children for epilepsy.
- Mayo Clinic doctors perform more than 80 epilepsy surgeries for adults and children each year.
- Approximately 70 percent of people who have epilepsy surgery remain nearly or completely seizure-free after surgery.