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Chiari Malformation Center

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Chiari malformations are a group of abnormalities that occur in the back of the head where the brain and spinal cord connect. The Johns Hopkins Chiari Malformation Center provides expert care to both children and adults with all types of Chiari malformation and related conditions like syringomyelia.

 

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Chiari Malformation Center
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Our Approach to Chiari Malformation

  • Multi-Specialty Care

    Chiari malformation can impact multiple areas of your health. We confer with colleagues across Johns Hopkins to address all aspects of your care.

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  • Custom Treatment Plans

    Not all Chiari malformations require surgery. Our experts will recommend custom treatment strategies based on your anatomy, symptoms and preferences.

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  • Treatment for All Ages

    Our doctors offer seamless treatment plans for patients of all ages, partnering with you from infancy into adulthood.

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  • Innovative Procedures

    We provide the latest and safest surgical techniques to repair Chiari malformation, including cranioplasty for adults to restore skull contours after decompression.

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Chiari Malformation Experts

Our Chiari malformation surgeons have decades of experience diagnosing and treating patients of all ages with Chiari malformation.

Pediatric Chiari Malformation Surgeons

Adult Chiari Malformation Surgeons

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