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.

Call 314-362-3577 for Adult Appointments or 314-454-2810 for Pediatric  Appointments

Conditions Treated

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.