Skip to Content
Also part of the UPMC family:

UPMC Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Patient Stories

Read our patient stories and learn about the epilepsy treatments we offer.

Note: These patients' treatment and results may not be depictive of all similar cases.

Michael Albers: Epilepsy Patient Story

Michael's goal was to live a seizure-free life. Learn how he achieved his goal with treatment at UPMC.

Read Michael's Story

Darlene Otlowski: Epilepsy Patient Story

After decades of untreatable seizures, Darlene had hope she would finally reach seizure freedom and underwent a temporal lobectomy.

Read Darlene's Story

Jessica McCoy: Epilepsy Patient Story

Jessica struggled with seizures for over 20 years and turned to UPMC for care.

Read Jessica's Story

Sara Myers: Epilepsy Patient Story

Sara has struggled with seizures since she was a child and turned to UPMC for care.

Read Sara's story

Merissa Fitzpatrick: Epilepsy Patient Story

In 2013, Merissa had her first grand mal epileptic seizure. After moving to Pittsburgh a few years later, she turned to UPMC for care.

Read Merissa's story