Instituto Cardiovascular

Refractory Epilepsy Unit

Neurological Institute


The Refractory Epilepsy Service is oriented to the management of patients who continue to have seizures despite trying multiple medications as is defined by the International League Against Epilepsy. We have human resources that include neurosurgeons with specific training in epilepsy surgery, neurologists with training in conducting and analyzing neurophysiological studies, psychiatrists, neuropsychologist, neuro-pediatricians, geneticists, radiologists and nuclear medicine specialists for the diagnostic support of those cases that are candidates for a surgical procedure.

  • Dra. Nhora Ruiz Alfonso
  • Dr. Iván Dario Freire Carlier