We invite you to join Dr. Katherine Harris, MD, for a free live educational webinar on the latest advances in treatments and surgical procedures for epilepsy and seizures.

Dr. Harris is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the McGovern School of Medicine at UTHealth Houston. She has specialized training in epilepsy and neurophysiology.

A UTHealth Neurosciences physician affiliated with the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Dr. Harris treats patients affected by a wide variety of neurological disorders and conditions, including patients diagnosed with epilepsy and seizures.

During the live webinar, you will learn more about:

  • Causes and symptoms of epilepsy
  • Diagnostic services available at the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Specialized Treatment Options
The information presented in this video is educational and not intended as medical advice or the practice of medicine. Specific aspects of your outcomes and care should be addressed and answered after consultation with your physician.

Additional Questions Received During the Webinar

This will depend on your insurance carrier. Many insurances will require a referral, but not all do.

Yes, we do offer telemedicine visits. This is especially helpful for our patients who many not be able to safely drive due to recent seizures or those who are traveling a long distance.

I treat adult patients age 18 and older. We do have excellent pediatric epileptologists in our pediatrics group who treat those under 18.

You should talk to your neurologist about a referral to an epilepsy center. We would be happy to evaluate you in our clinic.

There are actually no pain receptors in the brain itself, so no, it’s not painful.

We are a Level 4 epilepsy center, which is a designation given to epilepsy centers that provide the highest level of care and available treatments to people with epilepsy. What really makes us unique though is our commitment to improving the quality of life for people with epilepsy and our willingness to partner with our patients and their families to achieve that goal.

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