Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Physician Referrals

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Physician Referrals

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Physician Referrals

Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital welcomes referrals from colleagues in neurology and primary care. Our team of specialists will work with you to design a treatment plan for your patient to maximize outcomes while in your care. If more advanced care is required, we will partner with you to help control the seizures.

We specialize in treating patients who continue to have seizures after one year of medical treatment, including patients who may be candidates for epilepsy surgery.

Among the advanced services we offer are:

  • Epilepsy surgery using minimally invasive techniques, such as stereo EEG and laser ablation
  • Brain stimulation with VNS, responsive neurostimulation and deep brain stimulation
  • Genetic testing and counseling
  • Ketogenic diet education and support
  • Pregnancy planning and support
  • Autoimmune epilepsy
  • Tumor-related epilepsy
  • Comorbidities, including anxiety and depression
  • Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures

How to reach us

For questions or to refer a patient to the Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, call our Physician Epilepsy Hotline 24/7 at 833.333.5303. During business hours (Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm), your call will be answered by a member of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center team.

After hours, leave a secure voicemail. You can also email epilepsy@nm.org at any time. We will respond to all inquiries by the end of the next business day.