Chiari Malformation Research and Innovation

The Chiari Malformation Center at Stanford Medicine Children's Health has earned a national reputation for delivering the highest standard of family-focused care. Innovative work in minimally invasive neurosurgery and imaging techniques, supported by cutting-edge technology and pioneering laboratory research gives our Center an advantage in efficiency of diagnosis and in developing lower risk surgical treatments.

Research and technology

Operating in one of the most advanced surgical facilities with the latest technology, working at the forefront of minimally invasive treatments and using innovative surgical techniques empowers us to improve diagnosis, reduce recovery time and improve our patients’ quality of life after treatment.

We also implemented virtual and augmented reality to maximize the child experience as well as to enhance education, training and surgical planning.