Level 4 Epilepsy Center

Minnesota Epilepsy Group is designated as a level 4 epilepsy center – the highest rating by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

About Us

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Minnesota Epilepsy Group is the largest and most comprehensive adult and pediatric epilepsy program in the Midwest.  As a regional referral facility, we are the recognized leader in treating epilepsy and other seizure-related conditions in infants to the elderly.

Contact Us

Appointments
(M-F 8:00 am – 4:30 pm)
651.241.5290
Fax
651.241.5248

Locations

November 6, 2014 · Epilepsy News
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Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the U.S. More than 2.2 million Americans have epilepsy. Epilepsy can affect people at any age or stage of their life, but occurs more frequently in children under the age of 1 and adults over the age of 55. What is epilepsy? Dr. James White, Minnesota…

November 5, 2014 · Epilepsy News
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On May 29, 2014 Minnesota became the 22nd state, in addition to the District of Columbia, to enact laws legalizing the use of medical marijuana. Nine specific medical conditions have been identified for legal use of medical marijuana in Minnesota, including those with seizures/epilepsy. Minnesota’s law has been perceived as more restrictive than other states,…

September 15, 2014 · Events, News
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Congratulations 2014 Service to Humanity Physician Honoree Patricia Penovich, MD Dr. Penovich specializes in neurology and practices at Minnesota Epilepsy Group in St. Paul, MN. Widely renowned for outstanding epilepsy care, she is passionate about treating women of childbearing age. She joined United Hospital staff in 1994 as medical director of Neurology and Epilepsy. She…

June 30, 2014 · Events
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Join us for a free information session for individuals and families affected by seizures and epilepsy. The session will give an overview of epilepsy and seizures, available treatment options and management strategies. there will be time at the end of the session for questions and answers. Thursday, July 10th, 2014 6-8 PM Presenter: James White,…

Thought process

INTRODUCTION An important question that we get asked at the Minnesota Epilepsy Group is: “Do I still have epilepsy?” The question is pertinent in several clinical situations. For example, if a child “outgrows” their epilepsy, does that mean that their epilepsy is in remission? What about a 48 year-old man who had two seizures during…