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  • Comprehensive
    Epilepsy Program

    Rhode Island Hospital
    593 Eddy Street
    Providence, RI 02903


  • Our Team

  • Epilepsy surveillance

    Members of Rhode Island Hospital's CEP team meet regularly to review patients who may be candidates for surgery and determine each patient's best course of care.

    Our physicians are nationally known for their expertise in advanced epilepsy care, and in the development of treatments for non-epileptic seizures. Rhode Island Hospital's Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (CEP) offers epilepsy care that is on par with the very best in the world.

    The CEP operates under the direction of Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD, medical director of the program.

    Andrew S. Blum, MD, PhD, is medical director of the comprehensive epilepsy program and director of the EEG laboratory at Rhode Island Hospital. He also directs the neurology residency training program at Rhode Island Hospital, and is an associate professor of neurology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

    Our team of experts includes:

    Adult Neurology

    Pediatric Neurology


    Other Principle Partners

    • W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH, Director, Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology (Research) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    • Geoffrey Tremont, PhD, Director, Neuropsychology, Rhode Island Hospital

    • Christine L. Trask, PhD, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Rhode Island Hospital

    • Michael A. Friedman, MD, Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital

    • Glenn A. Tung, MD, Neuroradiology, and Assistant Dean, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    • Sandra Sylvestre, RN, CNRN, Epilepsy Nurse Coordinator, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

    • Rita A. Stamatopoulos, Administrative Coordinator, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

    • Glen L. Palmer, Administrative Support, Rhode Island Hospital

    • Jeffrey Wincze, PhD, Psychologist

    Other Collaborative Departments