Craniofacial Program

Craniofacial Program

Fogelson Plastic Surgery and Craniofacial Center

The mission of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Children’s Health℠ is to provide comprehensive care for patients with cleft lip and palate and craniofacial anomalies. Team care includes a collaborative evaluation and treatment planning by all of the specialists that will be active in caring for the patient throughout his/her childhood.

after photo of a boy with sagittal craniosynostosis Before
before photo of a boy with sagittal craniosynostosis

Before and After Photos

Picturing what their child will look like after surgery gives our families hope and great expectations. Meet some of our patients who face the world with confidence today and tomorrow after comprehensive, personalized care.


  • Adam was born with sagittal craniosynostosis and was treated at 14 weeks old with a limited incision extended strip craniectomy with wedge ostectomy and custom helmet treatment.

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Proud to be ACPA-designated

The ACPA defines that the purpose of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team “is to ensure that care is provided in a coordinated and consistent manner with the proper sequencing of evaluations and treatments within the framework of the patient’s overall developmental, medical and psychological needs.” The Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Children’s Health is proud to be an ACPA-designated team.

Broad Range of Specialists

The uniquely delicate nature of pediatric craniofacial deformities requires a broad range of specialists during all stages of your child’s treatment. This is why the Fogelson Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Center provides not only plastic surgeons, but also orthodontists, dentists, psychologists, speech therapists and others to treat our patients’ conditions from every possible angle. 

Parent Resources

Have questions about what to expect before, during and after your craniofacial appointment? Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Meet the Care Team