Loyola Redesignated as Level 4 Epilepsy Center

Article ID: 602210

Released: 25-Apr-2013 12:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Loyola University Health System

MAYWOOD, Il. - Loyola University Medical Center has been redesignated as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).

Level 4 is the highest level of specialized epilepsy care available. Level 4 centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level of medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

U.S. News and World Report includes NAEC Level 4 adult epilepsy centers as part of its America's Best Hospitals rankings.

The NAEC is a nonprofit association of specialized epilepsy centers in the United States. The organization works to connect people with epilepsy to specialized epilepsy care, and to support epileptologists and administrators in the operation of their epilepsy centers.

Loyola's Epilepsy Center offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to epilepsy and seizure disorders for adults and children as young as 2 years old. Pediatric and adult epileptologist consultation and state-of-the-art neuroimaging and electrodiagnostic technology are used to identify and assess complex seizure disorders by short- and long-term monitoring.


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