Healthcare Services and Programs
With OhioHealth's Epilepsy Treatment Program we offer comprehensive neuroscience care with unparalleled physician expertise for the diagnosis and treatment of epileptic seizures.
Our state-of-the-art approach includes a full diagnostic spectrum in our Epilepsy Monitoring Unit by dedicated epileptologists, who provide expert consultation and evaluation of seizures with specialized testing.
OhioHealth Epilepsy Treatment Program Specialists
Our epileptologists are focused on patient care, committed to working closely with you and your neurologist to find a successful treatment that will prevent your seizures and improve your quality of life.
Emily T. Klatte, MD
Board-certified neurologist, neurophysiologist and epileptologist
System Medical Chief, OhioHealth Epilepsy Program Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Bryan K. Berger, MD, MHA, ABPN
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Jason R. Bisping, MD, ABPN
Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Denise Cambier, MD
Board-certified neurologist and neurophysiologist
The Multidisciplinary Approach that Sets OhioHealth Apart
Our epileptologists work collaboratively with neurologists, neurosurgeons and neuropsychologists in finding the best treatment
for you, including medications, brain surgery and vagus nerve
We work closely with your neurologist to help manage and monitor
your seizures with medications.
If epileptic brain surgery becomes a treatment option, our epileptologists
collaborate with OhioHealth neurosurgeons to determine if it is
feasible and safe. This includes non-invasive and/or invasive electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring and evaluation and cortical
stimulation and mapping for localization.
Post-surgery, we collaborate with referring neurologists to
discuss next steps in the patient's care and provide continued
management, if needed.
If vagus nerve stimulation becomes a treatment option, once the
device has been implanted, we work closely with your neurologist to
monitor your response and manage the levels of stimulation.
Pregnancy: Our epileptologists co-follow epilepsy patients who are pregnant or want to become pregnant with the program's maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Our program provides:
- patient consultations with maternal-fetal medicine and epilepsy specialists
- coordinated care with obstetrics
- management of seizure medications in this high-risk condition
Psychology and Psychiatry Services : We consult with OhioHealth neuropsychologists and psychiatrists who provide diagnostic testing for the evaluation and treatment of intractable seizures. We also partner with the OhioHealth Behavioral Health team in instances where there's a need to treat depression and other psychiatric conditions.
Epileptic Treatment Information For Physicians
You may want to consider referring your patient for the following reasons:
- Patient is having frequent seizures.
- Patient does not respond to seizure medications.
- Patient experiences spells of memory loss.
And also if you want to:
- Determine if the patient is a surgery candidate.
- Classify the seizure type.
- Determine if seizures are epileptic or non-epileptic.
- Capture the frequency, type and nature of the seizures.
Please use this form (PDF) to refer a patient.