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Charles Castiglione, MD, MBA, FACS

Plastic Surgeon

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


BA, Yale University, 1977
MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1981
MBA/HCM, Quinnipiac University, 2013

General Surgery, Hartford Hospital, 1982-1986 (Chief Resident 1985-1986)

Plastic Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1986-1988

Board Certifications

  • The American Board of Surgery
  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Faculty Appointment

    Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
    Clinical Professor of Oralmaxillofacial Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Charles Castiglione, MD, MBA, FACS, is a Plastic Surgeon on the Craniofacial Team at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Castiglione’s clinical interests include cleft lip, cleft palate, and skull deformities. In his free time, Dr. Castiglione enjoys baseball and CrossFit.

    Selected Publications

    • Fajardo, M A, Tow, D, Hughes, C, Castiglione, C.  Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery.  The History of Maxillofacial Surgery:  An Evidence-Based Journey.  Springer, 2022

    • Lin, R., Stevens, P., Winninger, M., Castiglione, C.  Orthotic Management of Deformational Plagiocephaly:  Consensus Clinical Standards of Care.  The Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Journal 53(4) pp. 394–403 July 2016

    • Khosla, R.K., Mabry, K., Castiglione, C.L.:  Clinical Outcomes of the Furlow Z-Plasty for Primary Cleft Palate Repair.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 45(5):  501- 621, September 2008.

    • Kang, C., Bevilaqua, R.G., Ritoli, E., Mabry, K. Castiglione, C. L.: Mid-Maxillary Internal Distraction Osteogenesis: Ideal Surgery for the Mature Cleft Patient.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 121(5):  1768-1778, May 2008.

    • Castiglione, C.L.: Primary Repair of the Unilateral Cleft Lip.  Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America 3(1):5, 1995.

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