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Cleft and Craniofacial Center

Welcome to the Adult and Childrens Cleft and Craniofacial Center. Our dedicated team is committed to providing exceptional, multidisciplinary care for individuals of all ages with clefts and other craniofacial disorders. We understand that these conditions not only impact the aesthetic appearance but also affect crucial functional aspects such as hearing, breathing, and speaking. Our holistic approach ensures that we consider all facets of a patient's well-being in our treatment plans.


  • Cleft Lip and Palate Repair: Our skilled surgeons specialize in cleft lip and palate repair, addressing both aesthetic concerns and functional challenges associated with these common craniofacial conditions.
  • Cleft Alveolar Bone Grafting: We offer advanced procedures for cleft alveolar bone grafting to enhance facial structure and support dental health.
  • Cleft Rhinoplasty: Our team is experienced in cleft rhinoplasty, a specialized procedure focusing on nose reconstruction to achieve optimal form and function.
  • Ear Molding: For infants with ear anomalies, our experts provide ear molding techniques to shape and correct deformities early in life.
  • Microtia Reconstruction: Our skilled surgeons perform microtia reconstruction to address congenital ear malformations, restoring both form and function.
  • Encephalocele Repairs: We specialize in surgical interventions for encephaloceles, ensuring comprehensive care for complex craniofacial anomalies.
  • Jaw Surgery: Our team includes experts in jaw surgery, offering solutions for craniofacial conditions that involve the jaw structure.
  • Lip and Nose Revisions: We provide specialized procedures for lip and nose revisions, ensuring optimal facial aesthetics and function.
  • Speech Surgeries: Our speech-language pathology team collaborates on procedures such as pharyngeal flap and sphincter pharyngoplasty to address speech challenges associated with craniofacial conditions.
  • Vascular Malformations Surgery: We offer surgical solutions for vascular malformations, addressing complex issues to improve overall health and well- being.

Our Approach

Our strength lies in our collaborative, multidisciplinary approach. Our team includes
experts and consultants from various specialties, including Audiology, Dentistry, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery, Psychology, and Speech-Language Pathology.

Our coordinated team care approach minimizes the need for multiple follow-up visits with various providers as the child grows up. If you or a loved one is seeking expert care for clefts and craniofacial conditions, trust the CHI Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center for compassionate, comprehensive, and collaborative treatment. We are here to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve.