Marked by Pioniering Spirit, Competence and Passion: founded in 2011 and successfully established today

These facts set us apart

We are the only Moyamoya Center in Europe specializing in treating children

  • We are also globally strong. The Moyamoya Centre represents an integrated surgical approach: we do not only operate in one arterial territory in the brain, but take into account all the affected brain arteries and their territories requiring revascularization. Our doctors use a combined method with direct and indirect revascularization operations.

  • The Moyamoya Center is located in an ideal setting: it is affiliated with the Children's Hospital of the University of Zurich. The young patients as well as their families benefit from an infrastructure specifically designed for children.

  • The Moyamoya Center thrives from the pioneering spirit of its founder. Prof. Dr. med. Nadia Khan established the institution from the ground up

  • A personal and trusting relationship with the patients and a comprehensive, long-term care are the top priorities at the Moyamoya Centre

Facts and Figures

  • The Moyamoya Center is affiliated to the Department of Pediatric Surgery of the Children's Hospital Zurich in terms of organisation and hospital management.

  • Since its foundation in 2011, the number of patients treated at the Moyamoya Center has risen continuously.

  • The patient referrals originate from many countries around the world - for example, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, the Balkans, Scandinavia or Russia.

  • Since 2011, the Moyamoya Center has performed around 400 operations.

Your Donations

The Moyamoya Center is dependent on donations. This is the only way it can offer the best possible standard of patient care in the long term. We are grateful for every generous donation.

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Cooperation Partners

Founded in 1805, Tübingen University Hospital treats moyamoya in adults and as one of 34 university hospitals in Germany, contributes to the successful network of highly specialized medicine, research and teaching. Prof. Dr. med. Nadia Khan heads the Moyamoya and Cerebral Revascularization Center in the Neurosurgery Department of the University Hospital, where she has been treating adults and training the medical team since 2012. Prof. Dr. Constantin Roder has been the first point of contact for the clinical and surgical care of moyamoya patients since 2020. The cooperation with Tübingen enables an active professional exchange on moyamoya clinically as well as in research.

Website Neurochirurgie Universitätsklinikum Tübingen 

Your contact person for treatment of adult moyamoya patients:
Professor. Dr. med. Constantin Roder
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen
Klinik für Neurochirurgie
Hoppe-Seyler-Strasse 3
72076 Tübingen

Telefon:           +49 (0) 70 71/ 29 80325

The medical institute affiliated with Stanford University is known worldwide for its neuroscientific work. The Moyamoya Center of the Children's Hospital Zurich conducts research in various projects together with the renowned Stanford Moyamoya Center.

Website Stanford School of Medicine

10 Years, one Team! Moyamoya Center 2011—2021