The American Epilepsy Society is a trusted source of evidence-based clinical guidance for epilepsy specialists and other healthcare providers. 

Open for Public Comment

AES and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) are developing a clinical guideline on Epilepsy Surgery and invite public comment on the Draft Protocol between Tuesday, September 20, and Thursday, October 20, 2022.

Because the document is not in final form, it is currently available only for the purposes of obtaining input during the current comment period.

Please maintain confidentiality, share the document only as needed for review related to this comment opportunity, and do not publish, post, disseminate, or otherwise release the document or its contents.

To Submit Comments:

  1. Request document access (request form includes confidentiality agreement)
  2. Submit comments (submission form includes a conflict of interest disclosure)


Guideline Title and Developer(s)Document AccessSubmit CommentsPublic Comment Period
Epilepsy Surgery Guideline - Draft Protocol

American Epilepsy Society (AES) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Access the draft protocol

Note:  Complete the form and confidentiality agreement (linked above) to access the document.

Submit comments now

Note: Submission form includes conflict of interest relationship disclosures, required for comment submission.

Tuesday, September 20 through Thursday, October 20, 2022

Please contact Joy Keller at or 312-883-3800 x113



AES Clinical Practice Guideline Development Manual (2020)
This manual outlines principles and processes intended to guide AES-led workgroups in the development of high-quality clinical guidance products consistent with broadly-accepted, evidence-based principles and processes appropriate to the needs of the epilepsy clinical community.

    AES Clinical Guidance in Development

    • AES/ACNS Electrocorticography (ECoG) Systematic Review and Guideline
    • AES/CNS Epilepsy Surgery Systematic Review and Guideline
    • AES/NCS Status Epilepticus Systematic Review and Guideline


    Evidence-Based Guidelines