Department and Faculty
The Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester is a highly integrated, collaborative department of adult and pediatric neurologists who specialize in the research, diagnosis and treatment of more than 500 conditions and diseases affecting the nervous system.
Mayo Clinic is a world leader in developing innovative ways to diagnose and treat epilepsy in children and adults. A multidisciplinary team of experts works together to find the most appropriate treatment for each patient. An integrated approach is essential to achieve the optimal outcome for the patient. Each year, Mayo Clinic provides individualized care for more than 3,500 patients with epilepsy at its three Mayo Clinic locations.
The Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship Program faculty is comprised of Mayo Clinic specialists, who are committed to patient care, education and research in their daily practices. Many of our faculty have published and lectured extensively and are well regarded in their field. You will have direct access to these individuals throughout your training.
The goal of Mayo Clinic's multispecialty team of pediatric experts is to find the most appropriate treatment for the child with epilepsy. Careful diagnosis and management can help children with epilepsy lead fulfilling and productive lives. At Mayo Clinic in Rochester , more than 200 children are admitted each year for inpatient, pediatric video EEG monitoring.
Close collaboration with specialists in pediatric and adolescent medicine, speech pathology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and psychology, pain management, sleep disorders, and physical medicine and rehabilitation offer Mayo Clinic patients comprehensive care based on the traditional Mayo Clinic Model of Care.
Also see: Neurologists at Mayo Clinic in Rochester .
The program director will provide you with comprehensive educational advice and personal support throughout your training program. Your advisor will also serve as a contact point, introducing you and your family to the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work at noon and/or morning lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.