Epilepsy Awareness Month

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month!

Epilepsy is the third most common neurological disorder in the United States after Alzheimer's disease and stroke. It is equal in prevalence to cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease combined.

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Epilepsy Patient Resources

Request a free copy of our comprehensive Epilepsy Patient Guide or Epilepsy Surgery Guide for you or a loved one.


Epilepsy Treatment

Patient Stories

Epilepsy Treatment

A number of epilepsy treatment options exist for the control and prevention of further seizures. The nature and severity of a particular epilepsy type would determine which treatment would be most suitable or whether a change in treatment plan to a different type is needed. There are three main categories of epilepsy treatment options:

Epilepsy Diagnosis Flow Chart

Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center's Approach to Patient Diagnostics and Care Chart

Epilepsy Center Treatment Outcomes

Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center 2009 Outcomes

As a result of Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center’s commitment to the comprehensive care of patients with epilepsy, and our belief that the disease burden extends beyond a “seizure count,” we are integrating various measures of overall health with every outpatient visit.

View our Epilepsy Center Outcomes Book

Online Epilepsy Health Chats

Chat live with Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center specialists during our upcoming web chat, or visit our archive of epilepsy web chat transcripts.

Epilepsy Video Webcasts

To help you better understand epilepsy and the available treatment options, our Epilepsy Center team has developed a series of epilepsy educational webcasts. The topics range from how to prepare for imaging testing and neuropsychological evaluations to epilepsy surgery and other innovative technologies.

Epilepsy Web Cast Transcripts

About the Epilepsy Center

Becoming a Patient »

Adult and pediatric patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world for medical and surgical treatment of epilepsy. Learn how to become a patient.

Patient Stories »


New Worlds: Life’s possibilities blossom for people with severe epilepsy thanks to innovative surgery.

Our Doctors »


Cleveland Clinic epilepsy specialists in Cleveland, OH and Weston, FL are among the best in the world. They use sophisticated technologies to help them accurately diagnose the type and cause of your own case of epilepsy and make suggestions for treatment and symptom management.

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Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center is committed to delivering world-class care for patients with epilepsy by providing excellent clinical management and the use of state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and approaches.

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