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Epileptologists are neurologists who specialize in epilepsy. Their training includes gaining expertise in the management of epilepsy, anticonvulsants, and surgery for epilepsy. Specialization in this field is gained through a fellowship that is completed after medical school and a residency in neurology.
Epileptologists practice in a variety of institutions, including private practice, community hospitals, academic teaching hospitals, and specialized epilepsy centers.
Who should be referred to an Epileptologist?
Consultation with an epileptologist is recommended for:
- Seizures that are hard to diagnose or for confirmation of diagnosis
- Insufficient response to standard treatment.
- Side effects with several medications.
- Complex patients, such as those who are pregnant or want to become pregnant.
- Issues regarding disability or driving.
Source: Benbadis, S. (2014, March 19). What is an Epileptologist and Who Needs One? Epilepsy Foundation. Retrieved May 30, 2022, from https://www.epilepsy.com/stories/what-epileptologist-and-who-needs-one