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A Designated Level 4 Epilepsy Center


Elizabeth Castillo

Surgery for Epilepsy at UC San Diego Epilepsy Center Stops Seizures

The Epilepsy Center at UC San Diego Neurological Institute is the only nationally designated epilepsy center in the region. We handle the most complex epilepsy cases in Southern California.

UC San Diego offers the latest technological advances in diagnostics, medical therapies, surgical procedures and clinical trials.

Our epilepsy team includes EEG technologists, clinical nurse specialists, clinical trial specialists, neurologists, epileptologists, neuropathologists, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, neurosurgeons and psychiatrists.

bullet Understanding Epilepsy


Epilepsy is characterized by seizures, which are disturbances in the electrical activity of the brain. UC San Diego Health System treats more than a thousand people living with epilepsy and seizure disorders every year.

bullet Surgery for Epilepsy

UC San Diego Health System is recognized for its experience in performing advanced surgical procedures for the treatment of epilepsy.

bullet Resources

Check out information and resources for people with epilepsy and their families.

bullet News and Updates

Check out our news and updates in Neurological Disease and Research

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