As one of the country’s most highly regarded pediatric epileptologists, Dr. Zupanc has been instrumental in the development of comprehensive pediatric epilepsy programs throughout the country—here at CHOC Children’s, and previously at Mayo Clinic, Columbia University and NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Zupanc is highly esteemed for her scholarship and contributions to the advancement of pediatric neurology. She has presented at numerous nationally and internationally recognized lecture series, and is a much sought speaker.
An internationally recognized expert, Dr. Zupanc has published many articles in peer reviewed journals, most notably the Journal of Pediatric Neurology, regarding pediatric epilepsy surgery and outcomes, the efficacy of Felbamate, and infantile spasms. Dr. Zupanc is the author of 15 textbook chapters including the chapter on epilepsy surgery in the field’s primary textbook, Pediatric Neurology.
Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Zupanc is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and in child neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is board certified in clinical neurophysiology by both the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Zupanc received her medical degree at UCLA, graduating first in her class. She completed pediatric residency at the University of Washington and her pediatric neurology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. She has had additional training in advanced epilepsy at the University of Wisconsin, UCLA, and Stanford University.
Highly regarded for her expertise, Dr. Zupanc has received numerous awards for teaching recognition and clinical care at each of the major institutions she has served.
CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
CHOC Children’s Neuroscience Center
505 S Main St 350
Orange, CA 92868
CHOC Children’s has the only Level 4 pediatric epilepsy center in Orange County, the highest rating available. We offer expert medication management, clinical trials, alternative treatments such as the ketogenic diet, and epilepsy surgery.
Dr. Mary Zupanc explains the signs of epilepsy, the treatments available and when to seek a Level 4 pediatric epilepsy center.
In this segment from American Health Journal, Mary Zupanc, MD, provides background on what a tic is and explains the different types of tics.
Epilepsy is the topic for Mary Zupanc, MD, in this American Health Journal video segment. She explains that epilepsy is two or more unprovoked seizures.
In this segment, Mary Zupanc, MD, speaks about the most common types of headaches. She tells us headaches in children are common & are usually not serious.
Epilepsy is a seizure disorder characterized by having two or more “unprovoked” seizures. Epilepsy typically begins in infancy or early childhood.