Khan, Nadia

Prof. Nadia Khan, MD, is a pioneering neurosurgeon who has devoted her career to providing medical care to children and adolescents diagnosed with Moyamoya angiopathy. She holds the distinction of being the first female neurosurgeon to hold a professorship at a Swiss university and has gained expertise through various professional institutions both in Switzerland and abroad. In 2011, she founded the Moyamoya Center at the Children’s Hospital Zurich, which is the only center in Switzerland and Europe that is solely dedicated to the care of moyamoya children.

Prof. Khan currently holds multiple positions, including Head of the Moyamoya Center at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich and Head of the Centre for Moyamoya and Cerebral Revascularization in Adults at the University Hospital Tübingen in Germany. She is also a Visiting Professor at Aga Khan Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan. Additionally, she founded the international “Working group on Moyamoya Angiopathy” and established and managed the Moyamoya Center for adults at the University Hospital Tübingen. Prof. Khan has also made significant contributions to the study and treatment of Moyamoya angiopathy by publishing extensive literature on the given expertise.