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Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery

The Cleft-Craniofacial program at Children's Hospital of Michigan DMC provides comprehensive care for children with cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, head shape abnormalities, hemifacial microsomia and other facial syndromes.

The team is led by a pediatric plastic surgeon/craniofacial surgeon on staff, and includes professionals in all of the following subspecialties required to treat children with these conditions: Ear/nose/throat, speech therapy, audiology, orthodontic, oral surgery, prosthodontics, nutrition, psychology, neurosurgery, pediatric imaging and interventional radiology.

The Children's Hospital of Michigan treats approximately 80 new patients a year, with 800 patients seen in active follow-ups out of a total treatment population of 2,000. Primary cleft lip and palate repairs are performed on about 70 patients a year, 40 jaw surgeries and 50 patients with craniosynostosis are operated on per year.

For further information or to schedule an appointment call (313) 745-KIDS or toll-free at (888) 362-2500.




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