The Children's Mercy Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is a nationally recognized Level IV epilepsy center - the highest level designated by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. One of only a dozen pediatric centers in the country, the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center offers the most complex forms of intensive neurodiagnostics monitoring as well as extensive medical neuropsychological and psychosocial treatment.
Epilepsy Center Programs
As a Level IV epilepsy center, Children's Mercy also offers a complete evaluation for non-pharmacological treatment modalities, including resection epilepsy surgery with intracranial electrodes and neurostimulator device implantation.
The Children's Mercy Comprehensive Epilepsy Center provides one of the largest and most successful ketogenic diet programs nationwide. Our ketogenic diet patients have seen 72 percent improvement after one year, and 90 percent after two years.