UNM Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
A cooperative program of the UNM Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neuroscience

Bruce Fisch, MD
Medical Director

Academic Office
Department of Neurology
MSC10 5620
Health Sciences Center
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Administrative Office
Phone: (505) 272-3342
Fax: (505) 272-6692

UNM Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Welcome to the UNM Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. The mission of the Center is to provide state of the art medical services for individuals with seizure disorders whose seizures fail to be completely stopped by medications, and to seek cures for epilepsy through innovation in research and medical care. The Center also provides education about seizure disorders for individuals with epilepsy and their families, as well as for health care professionals.

Physicians interested in ACGME Fellowship training in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology should send inquiries to Bruce Fisch, MD.

The UNM Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is a member of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.

Patient referrals

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, you should call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Physicians and their assistants wishing to refer patients for further evaluation or specific diagnostic tests should please call (505) 272-3199. If there is not an immediate answer, you will be contacted within 48 hours to arrange for an appointment. In addition, please FAX patient contact and medical information Mona Chaney, RN, at (505) 272-6692.

Patients who have already been seen by a UNM CEC physician and have questions about their medical care should call (505) 272-3160.

UNM Epilepsy Center Staff


Bruce Fisch

Medical Director
Bruce Fisch, MD

Epilepsy Nurse Coordinator
Mona Chaney, RN
Research Nurse
Phone: (505) 272-3199
Fax: (505) 272-6692