Our neurosurgeons are nationally recognized for epilepsy patient care and research and are part of a multidisciplinary team that works together to develop the optimal plan to control or minimize seizures.
The Path to Treatment
Even if you have been told in the past that you are not a candidate for epilepsy surgery, think again. With advances in technology, surgery has become a safe and effective treatment for controlling or minimizing seizures.
Singing a new song: Marie Z’s story
Singer-songwriter Marie Zeligman was diagnosed with adult-onset epilepsy at 38. When medications didn’t stop the seizures, she met with neurosurgeon Jon T. Willie, MD, PhD and chose surgery. She just celebrated 6-months of being seizure free.
Hope and healing for epilepsy
Neurosurgeon Jon T. Willie, MD, PhD, and his WashU Neurology colleagues discuss how surgery has the potential of being a curative option for people with epilepsy.