The UCLA Chiari and Syringomyelia Program offers comprehensive diagnostic and state-of-the-art treatment options for patients with Chiari malformation and syringomyelia. Our specialists have evaluated and treated more than 1000 patients over the last two decades.
Clinical evaluation by neurosurgeons with extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of Chiari malformation and syringomyelia.
Our program uses a multidisciplinary team approach, with experts in neurosurgery, neurology, and rehabilitation. Advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to evaluate the anatomy and physiology of the base of the skull and the spinal cord. This includes the evaluation of cerebrospinal fluid movement using high-resolution 3 Tesla MRI scanners.