Ion-Channel Epilepsy Program

Part of the nationally recognized Nicklaus Children's Brain Institute, the Ion-Channel Epilepsy (Dravet syndrome) Program provides comprehensive care for children with genetically based epilepsy referred from all over the country. The multidisciplinary team includes neurologists and genetics specialists and offers diagnostic screening and the latest medical management, including participation in emerging clinical trials.
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Meet our July Patient of the Month, Lacy. Lacy was only 2 years old when her parents noticed that something was wrong. They took her to various doctors to try to find what could be the cause, Lacy had an 8 cm. tumor in her brain, occupying most of the lower part of her head.

Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Suite 300
Aventura, FL 33180

Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center
2900 S. Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33331

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186