Pediatric Epilepsy

Our comprehensive offering includes diagnostics, medical treatment, and surgery. Find out more about our Pediatric Epilepsy Program

Special Book Excerpt!
She Danced With Lightning, a father's story of a child's struggle with epilepsy -- and how the team at Weill Cornell Medicine changed the family's life

When your child is diagnosed with a seizure disorder, your best strategy is becoming better informed. Get the information you need to understand your child's condition and the medical and surgical options. About Pediatric Seizure Disorders >

Weill Cornell Medicine

The Weill Cornell Difference
Why choose Weill Cornell Medicine for your child's seizure disorder? We have world-class experts who can provide comprehensive care from diagnostics and medical management through palliative or curative surgery. Find out more about our services >

Surgery for Epilepsy

Thanks to advances in laser surgery, neurostimulation, and focused ultrasound, the options for treating epilepsy are expanding. Surgical Options for Epilepsy >




A Top Hospital Neurosurgery in the World, #1 in NY, Third Year in a Row!

Since Newsweek and Statista started ranking specialized hospitals in 2021, the neurosurgery service at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University has been at the top...

Our Care Team

  • Victor and Tara Menezes Clinical Scholar in Neuroscience
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery in Pediatrics
Phone: 212-746-2363
  • Vice Chair for Clinical Research
  • David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
  • Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Otolaryngology
  • Director, Center for Epilepsy and Pituitary Surgery
  • Co-Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology
Phone: 212-746-5620
  • Child Neurologist Director, Pediatric Epilepsy
Phone: 212-746-3278
  • Pediatric Epileptologist
Phone: 212-746-3278
  • Physician Assistant
Phone: 212-746-2363
It was 22 years ago today – November 1, 2000 – that I became the first chair of the newly formed department of neurosurgery and neurosurgeon-in-chief of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. I suppose I might have been more reflective...

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