COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER

COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides 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
Geographical 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 Name Alan B. Ettinger, MD
Contact's Position Chief, Division of EEG and Epilepsy
Physical Site Address 1 270-05 76th Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Mailing Address 1 270-05 76th Avenue
Mailing City, State, Zip New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Main Phone (516)562-3023
Web Address www.northshorelij.com
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateFeb12
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
Affiliated Program: COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER
This Service: COMPREHENSIVE EPILEPSY CENTER
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Adolescents (YB-9500.0500)
Adults (YB-0500)
Case/Care Management (PH-1000)
Clinical Trials (LT-1530)
Disease/Disability Information (LH-2700.1700)
Epilepsy (YF-3000.3035)
Health/Disability Related Support Groups (PN-8100.3000)
Hospitals (LL-3000)
Inpatients (YF-6000.3300)
Medication Information/Management (LH-2700.5000)
Outpatients (YF-6000.6500)
Pediatric Neurology (LV-6800.6860)
Pediatrics (LV-6800)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Specialty Medicine (LV)
Support Groups (PN-8100)