Department of neuropediatrics with epilepsy centre
The department of neuropediatrics with epilepsy centre at Academic Hospital DRK Berlin-Westend specialises in diagnostic, differential diagnostic and treatment of neurological disorders of infants, children and young adults. The epilepsy centre of the department was certified by the Society for Epileptology. Therefore, the neuro paediatric department has the most appropriate diagnostic and treatment methods at its disposal. Furthermore, the department closely cooperates with the department of paediatrics and adolescent medicine. The other partners of the neuro paediatrics department are psychiatrists, radiologists, neuroradiologists, human genetics, etc. It is essential to note that the head physician of the department is an instructor and examiner of the German Society for Epileptology, which confirms the professionalism in epilepsy treatment.
The focal points of the department lie in the differential diagnosis of seizures in children and young adults and epilepsy treatment. The treatment methods include pharmacotherapy, a special diet and surgery.