The Craniofacial Team at Connecticut Children’s specializes in providing compassionate care for children with congenital defects of the head and neck and defects acquired from trauma or cancer.
Our multidisciplinary team collaborates to diagnose and treat an array of common and complex disorders in infants, children and adolescents, including:
- Cleft lip and palate
- Cranial and facial asymmetry
- Nasal and jaw deformities
- Other oral and facial asymmetry and facial abnormalities
- Speech disorders associated with hypernasality and/or velopharyngeal incompetence
Connecticut Children’s board certified physicians and highly skilled specialists work as a team in a patient- and family-centered environment to treat children from birth to age 18. Our multidisciplinary medical and surgical specialists collaborate and communicate directly with each other and their patients and families throughout the treatment process. Every member of the Craniofacial Team plays an integral role in the comprehensive care each child receives.