Expert doctors, expert children's epilepsy care

Give your child their best life with world-class children’s epilepsy care. 

Remarkable results to help your child live a remarkable life.

At UCLA Health, we coordinate our advanced children’s epilepsy care with a family-centered approach. We help care for all aspects of your child’s epilepsy diagnosis —from physical to mental health—to improve their quality of life.


Our coordinated patient care and research teams give us the ability to access best-in-category treatments, including laser therapy and RNS (responsive neurostimulation), so your child can get the right treatment to live their best life.

Could your child live seizure-free? Our team of experts are here to help.

"We experienced years of being told that all the things we were doing were wrong. At UCLA Health, they respected us. They gave us encouragement and validated our concerns."

- Mandy Graham, mother of a 13-year with epilepsy.

Our Family is here to Care for Yours.

We achieve life-changing results for our patients because our entire expert staff—from doctors, surgeons, nurses—care for our patients as individuals. You’re in the best hands with children’s epilepsy care from UCLA Health.

No referral? No problem!

Your child can see a children’s epilepsy specialist without a referral. The Seizure Disorder Center at UCLA Health offers a full range of treatment options to help your child live their best life.

#1 in California and ready to care for your child

At UCLA Health, we coordinate your child’s care as one team. All neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, nurses, imaging experts and specialists work together to coordinate services and communication so your child receives the best care.

Our children's epilepsy expert care team changes lives and innovates new treatments

Aria Fallah, MD, MS

Aria Fallah, MD, MS

Neurological Surgery

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Shaun Hussain, MD

Shaun Hussain, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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Harley Kornblum, MD, PhD

Harley Kornblum, MD, PhD

Pediatric Neurology

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Jason Lerner, MD

Jason Lerner, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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Joyce Matsumoto, MD

Joyce Matsumoto, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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Dr. Hiroki Nariai, MD, MS

Dr. Hiroki Nariai, MD, MS

Pediatric Neurology

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Rajsekar Rajaraman, MD

Rajsekar Rajaraman, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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Lekha Rao, MD

Lekha Rao, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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Raman Sankar, MD, PhD

Raman Sankar, MD, PhD

Pediatric Neurology

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