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At the Center for Epilepsy Surgery at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston, our goal is to help you or your child achieve freedom from seizures. Uncontrolled epilepsy can take a toll on your body, not to mention your quality of life. Every day we help patients just like you to reduce or even eliminate their seizures.
Deciding whether or not to undergo surgery can be stressful and confusing, and we want to help you through your decision. Your Tufts MC neurosurgeon will take the time to sit down with you to discuss your condition and carefully explain your treatment options. We'll share details about epilepsy surgery, review the risks and benefits and tell you what to expect during recovery.
In some cases, medication is not enough to control epilepsy. If your seizures always start in the same part of your brain, surgery may an option for you.
The Tufts MC Center for Epilepsy Surgery provides individualized treatment for adults and children who are seeking relief from seizures. Our services include:
We will work with you and your referring physician to determine the best option to help reduce your unique condition. Throughout your time in our care, you can rest assured that you're in excellent hands. Our Epilepsy Program has been awarded a Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center status by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. Learn more about this honor and what it means for you >
You deserve the best care, and that's what you'll get at Tufts MC. Our chief, James Kryzanski, MD, is ranked among the top neurosurgeons in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Prior to his work at Tufts MC, Dr. Kryzanski completed a fellowship in epilepsy surgery at Yale University. He stays abreast of the latest advances in epilepsy treatment as an active member of scientific organizations such as the American Association of Neurosurgeons and the Network of European Neuroscience Schools.
Our team has the experience and resources to successfully manage even the most complex cases. All of our surgeons specialize in minimally invasive techniques, and we'll select the least disruptive procedure to treat your condition. After surgery, the experienced staff in our dedicated neurosurgical intensive care unit will help you recover safely and comfortably.
Accepting New Patients
Title(s): Chief, Division of Epilepsy Surgery; Co-Chief, Division of Spine Surgery; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8585
Fax #: 617-636-7587
Epilepsy neurosurgery, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, neurovascular surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, neurosurgical disorders in patients with achondroplasia, neurosurgical disorders in patients with Down syndrome