» Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery
The Children's Hospital of Michigan Cleft-Craniofacial Anomalies team 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, 30 jaw surgeries and 50 patients with cranialsynostosis are operated on per year.
For further information or to schedule an appointment call (313) 745-KIDS or toll-free at (888) 362-2500.