Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Center at JFK University Medical Center
At the Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Center at JFK University Medical Center, we offer compassionate, specialized care for children and adults.
Our specially trained neurologists, neurosurgeons, and EEG technologists are part of a comprehensive team that utilizes the most advanced medical and surgical procedures for diagnosing and treating epilepsy and seizures. Our multidisciplinary team is skilled in the latest treatments and technologically advanced surgical options, such as laser interstitial thermal therapy (LiTT) and deep brain stimulation, to treat refractory seizures that do not respond to medication or diet.
Patients at our Edison, N.J. Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Center have access to innovative clinical trials and cutting-edge treatments.
Our dedicated epilepsy monitoring unit and specialized epilepsy and seizures team ensures complete care management. We share a common goal with our patients – stop or reduce the frequency of seizures so you can continue to live a full and productive life.
- Neurological Evaluations
- Clinical Trials
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Genetic Testing and Counseling
- Neuroimaging Tests
- Stereotactic Electroencephalogram (Seeg) Exams
- Non-Surgical, Surgical, and Minimally Invasive Surgical treatments
- Alternative Therapies
Why Choose Us?
JFK University Medical Center earned the Healthgrades neuroscience excellence award in 2022 and 2023. The Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Center at JFK University Medical Center is an accredited adult and pediatric epilepsy center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.
Our pediatric epilepsy monitoring units are the only ones in the state with board-certified pediatric neurologists who have advanced training and years of experience in seizure assessments, diagnostic testing, treatment and follow-up care.
Our epilepsy physicians are widely published in medical journals and regularly present research at national conferences. This commitment to research allows us to offer some of the most promising new surgical and nonsurgical treatments to our patients – years before they become widely available.
Meet the Team
At the Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders Center at JFK University Medical Center, you will be cared for by a full spectrum of board-certified physicians led by Diosely C. Silveira, MD, PhD, FAES, and Wei Ma, M.D., FAES.