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Epilepsy Center

The Epilepsy Center at Sunrise Hospital

The Epilepsy Center at Sunrise, with a dedicated Chief Epileptologist, is the only center of its kind in Nevada offering:

  • Evaluation of patients with medically refractory epilepsy
  • Epilepsy monitoring unit with specialized staff and nursing
  • Structural brain imaging (CT, MRI, PET)
  • Wada testing (language and memory mapping)
  • Neuropsychological testing and evaluation
  • Surgical treatment of epilepsy (resection or VNS)

The Epilepsy Center is a state-of-the-art monitoring facility with:

  • Four hospital rooms equipped with devices for long-term electroencephalographic recording (EEG) utilizing audio and video
  • Advanced EEG techniques including intracranial recordings for mapping of seizures and brain function