Dr. Carreño is a recognized specialist in Neurology. He has 19 years of experience in the profession and extensive training in various fields of the specialty, in centers of national and international prestige, such as the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA. She is an expert in the diagnosis of epilepsy in children and adults, distinguishing this disease from other conditions that can be confused with it. It was one of the first to offer its patients the prolonged EEG video to record the crises, check what type they are, find out where they start and be able to select the most appropriate treatment. For years, he has treated more fragile patients who may have more side effects of the medication (children, elderly patients, women who want to get pregnant). She is an expert in epilepsy surgery and other new treatments such as neurostimulation (vagal stimulator, deep brain stimulator and newer treatments such as trigeminal stimulation or transcranial electrical stimulation ) that can be offered to patients who do not respond to medication.
On the other hand, throughout his professional career he has combined his care work with teaching, giving multiple courses on epilepsy in Spain and abroad. In addition, she develops an important research task, being principal investigator in several projects funded on epilepsy, neuroimaging and new treatments. She also organizes informative conferences and is the author of numerous chapters of books and scientific articles published in the most prestigious journals of Neurology worldwide.
Since 2002, Dr. Carreño develops an intense care work in the Hospital Clínic and in her consultation of the AdSalutem Institute, attending about 1500 patients with epilepsy a year. She is currently director of the Epilepsy Unit and Coordinator of the Joint Epilepsy Program for adults and children of the Hospital Clínic and Hospital Sant Joan de Déu. Recently this program has been chosen as a center of excellence and integrated into the European Network of Rare and Complex Epilepsies (EPICARE). She is also the president of the Spanish Society of Epilepsy (SEEP) since 2018. She also visits Barnaclínic +.
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