Treating Adult Moyamoya Disease

The Adult Moyamoya Center at BIDMC is a comprehensive service that brings together nationally renowned experts in stroke and vascular neurology, neurosurgery and radiology to provide state-of-the art evaluation and treatment to adults with known or suspected Moyamoya disease. Ours is one of the most experienced groups in the nation to treat this disease in adults.

In addition to providing the latest, best diagnostic services and medical and surgical treatments to adult patients, our team conducts research aimed at understanding the cause of this disease, improving existing treatments, and developing new therapies.

Meet Our Team


Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD

Director, BIDMC Brain Aneurysm Institute; Neurological Surgery

Ajith J. Thomas, MD

Co-Director, BIDMC Brain Aneurysm Institute

Justin Moore, MD

Justin Moore, MD, PhD, MPH

Director, Skull Base Neuro-Oncology; Director of Research, Innovation and Radiosurgery, BIDMC Brain Aneurysm Institute

Stroke Neurology

Magdy H. Selim, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases

Louis R. Caplan, MD

Comprehensive Stroke Center


Deidre A. Buckley, RN, NP

Clinical Leader/Nurse Practitioner,BIDMC Brain Aneurysm Institute


Yu-Ming Chang, MD, PhD

Neuroradiology; Diagnostic Radiology