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A Designated Level 4 Epilepsy Center


The Epilepsy Center at UC San Diego Neurological Institute is the only nationally designated Level 4 Epilepsy Center in the region. We handle some of the most complex epilepsy cases in Southern California. UC San Diego Health 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.

Understanding Epilepsy


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

Surgery for Epilepsy

UC San Diego Health is recognized for its expertise in performing advanced surgical procedures for the treatment of epilepsy. Learn more about our surgical options.


Our treatment advances are featured on National Public Radio.
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Check out information and resources for people with epilepsy and their families.

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Help support advances in epilepsy treatment by making a financial gift to UC San Diego Health's Neurological Institute.

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