It is important to be evaluated by a doctor even if an
individual has experienced just one seizure.
Seizures can cause injury and even death, or they can be a symptom of an
underlying problem with the brain. The doctor will try to determine if a
seizure has occurred and whether or not treatment is needed to prevent more
Allina Health, along with our independent physician
partners, offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment options for children
and adults with seizures, including new onset or first-time seizures.
Schedule a consultation with one of our independent
Minnesota Epilepsy Group
BurnsvilleCoon RapidsEdinaGolden ValleyMaple Grove
Comprehensive, state-of-the-art inpatient treatment for
epilepsy, physiological and psychological non-epileptic seizures and brain
tumors is available at Abbott
Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis and United
Hospital in St. Paul. Each are designated level 4 epilepsy centers by the
National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The inpatient facilities offer long-term video-EEG monitoring units with 24-hour monitoring to record and localize
seizure onset, allowing for development of an individualized treatment plan to
best control seizures. Neurosurgeons perform both surgical re-sectioning of the
brain and new, less-invasive laser ablation surgery.