Seizures happen when there is sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain. There are many different types of seizures, but all are a symptom of a brain disorder.

Programs + Services

Seizure & Epilepsy Care Program

Discover the Pediatric Seizure and Epilepsy Care Program at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston where clinicians specialize in diagnosing and managing symptoms.

Seizure + Epilepsy Surgery Program

The Seizure and Epilepsy Surgery Program at Floating Hospital in Boston offers surgical care for seizures in kids when medication is ineffective.

Doctors + Care Team

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class pediatric teaching hospital shouldn’t make you and your child feel small.  At Floating Hospital for Children our littlest patients are our biggest priority. This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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A child in the pediatric emergency department at Floating Hospital for Children.

Floating Ranks With the Best

The Leapfrog Group gave Floating Hospital for Children and Tufts Medical Center an “A” rating for outstanding patient safety in 2014.

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Floating Hospital for Children has a strong history of innovation.

A Fresh Breath of Air

Floating Hospital for Children began its life as a hospital ship in the Boston Harbor in 1894 before coming onshore permanently in 1931.

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