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Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas Epilepsy Network offers coordinated, state-of-the-art epilepsy diagnosis and treatment from specially trained epileptologists and NAEC-accredited epilepsy centers across Carolinas HealthCare System. Our network gives physicians access to best practices, remote patient monitoring and expert consultations – and gives patients access to highly advanced, evidence-based care.

Our program offers progressive levels of treatment based on the care your patient needs.

LevelProviderLocationTreatment PlanManagement Time Frame
1 Primary care physician OP Office Initiate evaluation and treatment of epilepsy Make patient seizure-free on one medication, OR Refer to general neurologist 0-3 months
2 General neurologist OP Office Complete initial evaluation Make patient seizure-free on medication, OR Refer to Epilepsy Center 9-12 months
3 Team of specialty trained epileptologists and epilepsy surgeon NAEC Accredited Epilepsy Center Confirm diagnosis and rule out non-epileptic seizures Optimize medications Provide comprehensive diagnostic and pre-surgical evaluations Perform simple or complex epilepsy surgery Offer experimental treatments 6-12 months
4 Epilepsy Team Epilepsy Center Long term management/follow-up On-going

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Therapy OP Clinic Provide speech therapy, vocational/ social services, psychiatry N/A

For more information about Carolinas Epilepsy Network, call us at 704-512-5640.

For more information

CALL 704-512-5640

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