Christopher Moertel, MD

Christopher Moertel

Pediatric Hem/Onc/BMT
420 Delaware St SE
D559 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Dr. Moertel graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He then completed his fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the Mayo Clinic/ Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He joined the medical staff at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in 1990. He is currently the Medical director of the Journey Clinic. While at Children’s, he served as Chief of Staff, Medical Director of Hematology/Oncology and Lead Physician in the Theodora Lang Oncology Clinic, among other leadership positions. While at Children’s, he was co-director of neuro-oncology, founder and medical director of the Neurocutaneous Syndromes Clinic Without Walls, and attending physician in the Fairview/University Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center. Dr. Moertel has served on numerous national and local professional committees and is the author of a number of book chapters, articles and abstracts. Special interests include rare pediatric tumors, neurofibromatosis-associated neoplasia, and the therapy of children with brain and spinal cord tumors.


Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Faculty Member, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Medical Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology and Neurofibromatosis Programs

Co-Medical Director, Journey Clinic

Clinical Neuro-Oncology Leader, Brain Tumor Program

Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist

MD, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN

Residency in Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN