Children’s Hospital of Michigan earns recognition as Level 4 Epilepsy Center

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan, at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), has gained recognition as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, as determined by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). The hospital’s information and 2015 designation will be posted on the NAEC website at www.naec-epilepsy.org

 and also sent to US News and World Report for use in its “Best Hospitals” analysis. 

Being designated a Level 4 Certified Epilepsy Center is the highest certification available from the NAEC.
 
“Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy,” the NAEC wrote in the notification letter to Dr. Harry T. Chugani, chief, neurology at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan .
 
Children’s Hospital of Michigan ’s multidisciplinary pediatric team comprehensively diagnoses and treats children with all types of seizures. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan is a leader in advanced research on complex epilepsy. 
 
About the Children’s Hospital of Michiganwww.childrensdmc.org
For more than 125 years, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan is the first hospital in the state dedicated exclusively to the treatment of children. With more than 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialties and services, the hospital is a leader internationally in neurology and neurosurgery, cardiology, oncology, and diagnostic services; it is ranked one of America ’s best hospitals for children by US News and World Report and Parent Magazine and is recognized for quality and safety by the Leapfrog Group. The Children’s Hospital of Michigan is one of eight hospitals operated by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC).