• Leading Experts in Craniofacial Abnormalities

    The Craniofacial Center at Cincinnati Children's is committed to improving the quality of life for every child. Our skilled medical and dental team uses a multidisciplinary approach to diagnose, treat and manage children with head and facial abnormalities.

    The Craniofacial Center is made up of multiple clinics that evaluate specific types of craniofacial abnormalities or are age specific.

    The Craniofacial Center at Cincinnati Children's is composed of specialists representing:

    Audiology Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
    Plastic / craniofacial surgery Otolaryngology
    Human genetics Prosthodontics
    Neurosurgery Psychology
    Nursing Pulmonary Medicine
    Oral surgery Speech pathology

    Comprehensive Treatment Plan

    The Cincinnati Children's Craniofacial Center develops a comprehensive treatment plan to meet the individual needs of each child and family. We collaborate closely with the primary care physician in managing your child's craniofacial abnormality.

    To assist long-distance patients, Craniofacial Center members serve as consultants to local health care providers and evaluate the child yearly to update the treatment plan.

    Family-Centered Care

    The Craniofacial Center is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate and respectful care to every patient and family. Our team of experts offers individualized care and attention. Plus, on-site facilities such as the Family Resource Center provide personal, comprehensive, up-to-date assistance. The Family Resource Center staff offers the most current information in response to questions related to diagnoses, medical conditions or procedures. If you would like assistance working with your child's school, the Family Resource Center can also help.

    Additional Craniofacial Services

    Prenatal Counseling

    The Genetics clinical nurse specialist and Geneticist meet with parents who are expecting a baby with a craniofacial condition that has been diagnosed prenatally. Parents are counseled about all aspects of craniofacial care.

    Neonatal Airway Management Team

    A team of specialists provides consultation and treatment for newborns hospitalized with airway problems, such as Pierre Robin sequence.

    Feeding Management

    Speech pathologists and clinical nurse specialists provide feeding consultation and hands-on instruction for newborns and infants.

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea Management

    The Pulmonary Medicine doctor on the Craniofacial Team assesses children seen in Craniofacial Team clinic who are at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Children identified at risk for OSA or other pulmonary concerns are referred to Sleep Apnea clinic for further evaluation and management.

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