Nicklaus Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Receives NAEC Accreditation

Published on: 05/01/2018
MIAMI - The Nicklaus Children's Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center has received accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

“We are honored to be recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers and look forward to continuing our mission of providing the latest and most advanced treatment options to children with epilepsy,” said Dr. Ian Miller, Pediatric Neurologist and Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, part of the Nicklaus Children’s Brain Institute, is an internationally recognized leader in caring for children and infants with epilepsy. The program utilizes leading edge technology for patients seeking specialized treatment and management of epileptic seizures and intractable epilepsy.  Nicklaus Children’s team of neurosurgeons are nationally recognized for utilizing the latest technologies and minimally invasive surgical methods such as MRI-guided laser ablation.
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Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit

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