UC Davis Medical Middle’s Complete Epilepsy Program has been accredited as a Stage 4 middle for grownup and pediatric epilepsy, the best designation awarded, by the Nationwide Affiliation of Epilepsy Facilities (NAEC).

Jack Lin, director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
Jack Lin, director of the Complete Epilepsy Program

The NAEC is a non-profit affiliation that helps epilepsy facilities in delivering complete care to individuals with epilepsy. It units requirements of care, advocates for entry to prime quality epilepsy middle companies and offers sources and information to its member facilities.

“I’m very pleased with our devoted crew of consultants who labored tirelessly to realize this distinction,” stated Jack Lin, director of the UC Davis Medical Middle Complete Epilepsy Program and professor within the Division of Neurology. “This accreditation displays this system’s dedication to serving our sufferers with probably the most superior neurodiagnostic monitoring, state-of-the-art neuroimaging assessments and famend surgical experience.”

The Complete Epilepsy Program is a pacesetter within the surgical administration of refractory epilepsy. This system offers a big selection of companies together with a brand new 11-bed epilepsy monitoring unit scheduled to open on the finish of the yr.

“We’ve a world-class crew of epileptologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, technologists, nurses and healthcare staff prepared to assist sufferers with drug-resistant epilepsy,” Lin stated.


As a Stage 4 epilepsy middle, this system is acknowledged as offering extra complicated types of intensive neurodiagnostic monitoring, in addition to extra in depth medical neuropsychological and psychosocial remedy. Stage 4 facilities additionally supply a whole analysis for epilepsy surgical procedure and a broad vary of surgical procedures for epilepsy. These embrace minimally invasive laser surgical procedure and neurostimulation units reminiscent of responsive neurostimulation, deep mind stimulation and vagal nerve stimulation.

“Our compassionate, holistic, and patient-centered strategy distinguishes the UC Davis Complete Epilepsy Program from different packages,” Lin added. “Along with recurrent seizures, cognitive and psychiatric abnormalities are main sources of incapacity in youngsters with epilepsy. Our multidisciplinary crew is able to deal with sufferers with all features of epilepsy.”


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