The Epilepsy Center at Hartford HealthCare’s Ayer Neuroscience Institute offers the most advanced care for people of all ages with seizures and all forms of epilepsy.

We set the gold standard for diagnosis and care. When you or a loved one have a seizure, getting the right diagnosis quickly is very important. More than 2 million Americans will have a seizure at some point, but only one or two out of 100 actually have epilepsy. To get the most effective treatment, you must be diagnosed correctly. The first step, however, is an accurate diagnosis – sometimes what seems like a seizure isn’t a seizure at all! Our epilepsy specialists will guide you to the right diagnosis, which is crucially important for getting you the right treatments.

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NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center

Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute Epilepsy Center
is accredited by the

National Association of Epilepsy Centers for 2021-2022

Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the
highest-level medical and surgical evaluaion and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

Epilepsy Conditions We Treat

If you’ve been given a diagnosis, find more information here.

Conditions

Epilepsy Services We Offer

Making seizures stop without side effects that often come from medication.

Services
Epilepsy Center Locations

Our comprehensive care includes epilepsy services offered near you.

Learn more about the services that make up the Ayer Neuroscience Institute. 

Ayer Neuroscience Institute

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