Washington Reappointed as Chancellor for Health Affairs
A. Eugene Washington, MD, chancellor for health affairs and president and CEO of the Duke University Health System (DUHS), has been reappointed to a second five-year term beginning July 1, 2020, President Vincent E. Price announced today.
Duke Children's Ranked Among Top 50 Children's Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
Duke Children’s is ranked among the top 50 children's hospitals nationally in 9 specialties by U.S. News & World Report, which just released their 2019-2020 rankings of the best children's hospitals. The specialties are cancer, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology.
Do I Need an Epileptologist?
Most people with epilepsy can control their seizures with medication under the supervision of a primary care doctor or general neurologist. However, you may need to see an epileptologist if your seizures are not under control, if you have certain medical considerations, or if you want a second opinion. An epileptologist is a neurologist who specializes in caring for people with epilepsy. They have completed an additional one or two years of subspecialty training in epilepsy care.