Epilepsy

(Seizures & Epilepsy)

 

Seizures are episodes in which brain cells (neurons) fire excessively and inappropriately, manifested by temporary episodes of staring, uncontrollable shaking of arms and/or legs, loss of consciousness, and other types of unusual behavior.  Epilepsy refers to a condition in which a patient is prone to having recurrent seizures.  
 
The OU Medical System (OUMS) Epilepsy Center is recognized by the NAEC as a Level 4 epilepsy center.  Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.


Faculty

C. Shawn Cook, APRN-CFNP
Tammam Dayyoub, MD
Cherie L. Herren, MD
Patricia T. Perkins, APRN-CNP   
Bhrugav G. Raval, MD
Lea D. Scoglietti, NP-C
Divya Singhal, MD
Fahd Sultan, MD

OUMC Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (Inpatient)
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