Jerome Engel from UCLA: Looking Closer at the Benefits of Epilepsy Centers

Many patients diagnosed with epilepsy need specialized treatments to help manage their symptoms. While people may associate epilepsy centers with surgical procedures they can also provide other benefits as well.

Many patients diagnosed with epilepsy need specialized treatments to help manage their symptoms. While people may associate epilepsy centers with surgical procedures they can also provide other benefits as well.

Jerome Engel Jr., MD, PhD, from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA discussed the importance of epilepsy centers and what it can mean for the care of this condition during the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in Vancouver. Engel said it was important for him to discuss these centers even as he leads one of the most well regarded instutitions in an effort to get more patients the care they need wherever they are located.