Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Determining Your Epilepsy Treatment Options
The Surgical Epilepsy Program is a collaborative effort with the Neurology Department. Patients with persistent seizures undergo procedures to pinpoint where in the brain the seizures start. In select and very specific cases, this part of the brain is removed.
Epilepsy Treatment in Burlington, VT
Epilepsy treatment options at Fletcher Allen include:
- Epilepsy medications
- Epilepsy surgery
- Vagus nerve stimulator implant – A system that uses an electrode on a nerve in the neck to control or lessen brain seizures.
Learn more about epilepsy diagnosis.
For more information, call (802) 847-4590.
If you are a referring physician, please see our epilepsy referral information.