Awards and distinctions that make the University of Washington Regional Epilepsy Center a Center of Excellence.
University of Washington Regional Epilepsy Center
1976: Department founded
Number of employees: 34. Staff : 8 neurologists, 3 neurosurgeons, 2 neuropsychologists, 2 social workers, 4 outpatient nurses; 4 psychometrists, 7 EEG technologists, 4 clerical staff.
4,080: Outpatient visits annually
20: Number of referrals weekly
50: Resections performed annually
300: Long-term EEG monitoring admissions annually
55: Wada tests annually
150: Annual cases for neuropsychological testing2,600: EEG procedures annually
30-49: Approximate research protocols annually (10 basic science, 9 clinical trials, 10 to 20 other)
National awards, recognition, key staff:George Ojemann, MD, is the recipient of the Lennox Award from the American Epilepsy Society and has performed more than 1,000 resections.
75: Annual faculty publications
Patient education programs: Customized, home-based depression treatment program.