COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides a complete program of diagnosis, monitoring and treatment. It offers expert help to adults and teenagers with seizure disorders who have not yet been definitely diagnosed and to those who have already had a diagnosis of epilepsy but are seeking improved management or control. The Center's program includes a combination of services for inpatient and outpatient care. Services include: diagnosis of epilepsy and related conditions, establishment of a medication plan considering factors such as seizure control, behavioral/cognitive manifestations and toxicity, a four-bed epilepsy unit with on-line computer analysis for continuous EEG and video monitoring, clinical trials of investigational drugs, evaluation of intractable seizures for the surgical treatment option, preoperative and postoperative care following surgery, psychosocial assessment and rehabilitation referrals and educational and social support groups.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNew Hyde Park, New York; Town of North Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesAccepts all insurance including medicaid.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameAlan B. Ettinger, MD
Contact's PositionChief, Division of EEG and Epilepsy
Physical Site Address 1270-05 76th Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipNew Hyde Park, NY 11040
Mailing Address 1270-05 76th Avenue
Mailing City, State, ZipNew Hyde Park, NY 11040
Main Phone(516)562-3023
Web Addresswww.northshorelij.com
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateFeb12
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
This Program: COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER
Affiliated Services: COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER