Ranked Among the Nation's Best

NeurologyThe Neurology and Neurosurgery programs at the Children's Hospital of Michigan are ranked among America's best in U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 Best Children's Hospitals rankings and has ranked in the top 50 programs in the nation for the past 10 years.

Currently, Children’s Hospital of Michigan is #1 in the state for our Neurology and Neurosurgery programs. Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery physicians on staff at the Children's Hospital of Michigan include world-renowned researchers in the field of seizures and epilepsy, autism, neurogenetics and neuroimaging.

Epilepsy vs. Seizures

Epilepsy is characterized by a seizure or a sudden electrical brain disturbance that causes a change of behavior, feelings or movements in a person. An epileptic seizure may cause a person to have convulsions or involuntary muscle spasms that cause the body to shake uncontrollably.

It is recommended that you see a doctor if you suspect that your child is having seizures or is having unexplained attacks. When you need a consultation or second opinion, lean on our nationally ranked pediatric neurological experts at our Level Four Epilepsy Center.

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