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Advances in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery – Expanding Indications and Tailoring Treatments

Presenter Details
Aria Fallah, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
University of California, Los Angeles – David Geffen School of Medicine

Dr. Fallah is a board-certified pediatric neurosurgeon who practices at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and at the UCLA Health pediatrics office. He is also an assistant professor of neurosurgery and pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and specializes in the research and treatment of pediatric neurosurgical conditions, including medically intractable epilepsy, hydrocephalus, Chiari malformations and craniofacial abnormalities. He also has expertise in brain tumors, arachnoid cysts, spinal dysraphism and other congenital malformations of the nervous system.


Dr. Fallah is an internationally recognized leader in pediatric epilepsy surgery and has performed over 600 epilepsy operations. He also participated in volunteer trips to Haiti to provide pediatric neurosurgical care for hydrocephalus and helped start an epilepsy surgery program in India and China.

Additional Information

Meeting ID: 818 6288 9613

Password: 612317

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the evolution in pediatric epilepsy surgery techniques focusing on minimally invasive and neuromodulatory approaches
  • Discuss the expanding indications of pediatric epilepsy surgery
  • Describe novel strategies in tailoring surgical interventions
CME Credit/Disclaimer

CME Credit Provided by the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity

May
13
8:00 am to 9:00 am
Friday, May 13, 2022 - 8:00am

LOCATION

Virtual

CONTACT

Adriana O'Dell
College of Medicine – Tucson
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