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The Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center and the associated Moyamoya Disease Program at Boston Children’s Hospital brings together specialists in neurosurgery, neurointerventional radiology and medical experts from our Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Program. We also work with specialists in vascular anomalies, genetics, radiology, neurology and hematology to develop the best possible treatment plan.

Center co-directors

Edward Smith, MD

Edward_smithEdward Smith, MD, is a board-certified pediatric neurosurgeon, director of Pediatric Cerebrovascular Surgery and co-director of the Stroke Program and the Center for Head, Neck and Skull Base at Boston Children's.




Darren Orbach, MD, PhD

DarrenDarren Orbach, MD, PhD, board-certified in neurology, diagnostic radiology, and neuroradiology, is a pediatric neurointerventionalist, division chief of Interventional Radiology and director of Neurointerventional Radiology at Boston Children's.




Other team members 

Robert C. Tasker, MB, BS, MD

Robert_TaskerRobert C. Tasker, MB, BS, MD, directs the Neurocritical Care program at Boston Children’s, overseeing the intensive care children receive after CVD procedures.



Michael Rivkin, MD

Michael_rivkinMichael Rivkin, MD, director of the Neurology Inpatient Services, co-directs Boston Children’s Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Program. With Trenor, he provides long-term neurological and hematological follow-up, as needed, in the stroke clinic.



Cameron C. Trenor III, MD

Cameron TrenorCameron C. Trenor III, MD, of the Department of Hematology/Oncology, co-directs the Boston Children’s Cerebrovascular Disorders and Stroke Program and has special expertise in vascular anomalies.



Craig D. McClain, MD, MPH

Craig McclainCraig D. McClain, MD, MPH, specializes in neuroanesthesia and provides care during many CVD procedures.






Mary F. Landrigan-Ossar, MD, PhD

Mary_LandriganOssarMary F. Landrigan-Ossar, MD, PhD, is the director of anesthesia for Interventional Radiology.




Richard Robertson, MD

Richard RobertsonRichard Robertson, MD, Radiologist-in-Chief, leads efforts at Boston Children’s to develop advanced neuroimaging techniques for diagnosis and treatment planning.





R. Michael Scott, MD

R Michael ScottR. Michael Scott, MD, Neurosurgeon-in-Chief-emeritus, is a pioneer in cerebrovascular neurosurgery and spearheaded Boston Children’s Moyamoya Disease Program.

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