Barnes-Jewish & Washington University
Epilepsy Center

Among the Nation's Best Hospitals Since 1993

#11 in the Nation
by U.S. News & World Report


Our commitment to this goal earns us recognition as a national Epilepsy Center of Excellence. From diagnosis to drug treatment and epilepsy surgery, we offer the best and most advanced care for patients with seizures. Continual research and advocacy for our patients gives them the best chance to stop seizures and reach their full potential.

Advanced brain monitoring and mapping to pinpoint the causes of seizure activity.

Epilepsy specialists leading the way in developing and refining successful treatments.

Aneurysm Diagnosis. St. Louis, MO

Performing more epilepsy surgeries than any other epilepsy center in the region.

Developing new treatment options for hard-to-control epileptic seizures.

Epilepsy Patient, Neurosurgeon

Clint McMurphy from Makanda, IL was diagnosed with grand mal seizures and epilepsy at the age of 3. His doctors had it under control with medication most of his life, but by the time Clint was in his upper 20s, the seizures became uncontrollable, often making him lose consciousness.

Neurosurgeon Eric Leuthardt, MD, performed a focal resection, removing the tissue from Clint’s left temporal lobe that was responsible for epileptic seizures.

Learn more about Clint or see more patient stories.


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