Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

International standard epilepsy treatment and research on the use of new antiepileptic drugs

The Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence (CCEC) was established in 2011. It was formerly named as “The Comprehensive Epilepsy Treatment Project” from 1994.

Its initial service was international standard epilepsy treatment and research on the use of new antiepileptic drugs including the development of epilepsy treatments through surgery. CCEC is the first place where epilepsy surgery is managed in Thailand and the ASEAN region.

Vision

Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence aims to;

  1. Be the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence with Advanced Technology Equipments.
  2. Be the Network Hub of Telemedicine for Epilepsy Treatment.
  3. Be the Training Center for Medical Personnel in Epilepsy and EEG Examinations.  

Mission

  1. To establish the high-density electroencephalography (dEEG) and Quantitative EEG (qEEG) center.
  2. To develop Stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) program.
  3. To develop structural and functional imaging (PET/SPECT/fMRI) service and researches using advanced technology softwares 
  4. To set up the telemedicine network system for epilepsy care.
  5. To establish the training center for medical personnel in epilepsy and EEG examinations.  

Structure of the Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence

Currently, Assist. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limotai  is the Head of  Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence. Other personnel in the team are as follow

  1. Pediatric epileptologists
  2. Epilepsy neurosurgeons
  3. Diagnostic radiologists
  4. Nuclear medicine 
  5. Psychiatrists 
  6. Research Nurses
  7. Scientists 
  8. Psychologist 
  9. Social workers 
  10. EEG technicians
  11. Executive officers 
  12. Audiovisual staff
  13. Foundation officers 
  14. Administrative officers 

Assist. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limotai.
The Head of  Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence.


Services

There are 2 main departments in Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence;

1. Outpatient care

  •  Electroencephalography unit
    • Routine EEG 
    • 256-channel high-density EEG (dEEG) 
  • Neuropsychological test 
  • Epilepsy Clinic (Old case patients) 
  • New case clinic
  • Vagus nerve stimulation clinic

2. Inpatient care

  • 24-hour Video-EEG monitoring (VEM). For evaluating the origin of seizures for surgery in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.
  • Continuous EEG monitoring for critically ill patients. 

Service Times and Location

Epilepsy Clinic (Old case patients) 

Monday, 13.00 – 16.00 hrs.
Tuesday, 13.00 – 16.00 hrs.
Bhor Por Ror Building, 3rd Floor

24-hour Video-EEG monitoring (VEM) and 256-channel high-resolution EEG

Daily service, Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 18th Floor, Zone A

Routine EEG 

Monday – Friday, 08.00 – 16.00 hrs.
Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 17th Floor, Zone C  

Neuropsychological test

Monday – Friday, 08.00 – 16.00 hrs.
Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 7th Floor, Zone C

New case clinic and VNS clinic

Thursday, 08.00 – 12.00 hrs.
Bhor Por Ror Building (highly specialty clinic), 11th Floor

Contact

Name

Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of Excellence,
Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, 7th Floor

Tel

02 256 4000 Ext. 80726



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