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Comprehensive Epilepsy Program in Milwaukee, Wis.



The Comprehensive Epilepsy Program is the first and only in the area to offer a new epilepsy treatment — the RNS System.

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is one of the few in the country providing comprehensive, individualized care for people with epilepsy.

Level 4 Epilepsy Center

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Program is designated a Level 4 epilepsy center — the highest rating — by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. A Level 4 epilepsy center serves as a regional or national referral facility and offers:

  • A complete evaluation for epilepsy
  • More complex forms of intensive neurodiagnostic monitoring
  • More extensive medical, neuropsychological and psychosocial treatment
  • A broad range of surgical procedures, including intracranial electrodes

New Surgical Technique Ends 30 Years of Severe Seizures

Nick Pauly suffered from uncontrollable laughing, clapping and seizures for more than 30 years. Wade Mueller, MD, in collaboration with CHW’s Sean Lew, MD, both neurosurgeons, used a new technology, Visualase, to stop his seizures, which were no longer controllable with medications. Read Nick's story.

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Certified Center of Excellence

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is Joint Commission certified as a Center of Excellence for Epilepsy. We are proud to be one of only four hospitals in the country with this certification. 

Epilepsy Support Group

As part of our holistic approach, we offer a support group for people with epilepsy. Visit our calendar of events for more information.

U.S. News & World Report Award

Recognized as High Performing

Froedtert Hospital is recognized as high performing in six medical specialties, including neurology and neurosurgery.