Cleft Lip and Palate Program | Your Visit

Getting here

Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment. Traffic and parking in the Longwood Medical Area can be difficult and time-consuming. Please take this into account when you leave for your visit. Parking is available in the Boston Children's Parking Garage at a discounted rate with a validated ticket.

We are located in the Fegan Building on the third floor.

Check in

When you arrive to the office in the Fegan Building, third floor, check in at the front desk. There, one of our staff will verify your personal information and collect the copayment for your visit.

During your child's exam

You will meet with several members of the Cleft Lip and Palate team during your visit. Specialists may include:

  • audiologist
  • dentist/orthodontist
  • nurse
  • plastic surgeon
  • speech and language pathologist

Each specialist will meet with you and your child individually to review your child's medical history and perform a specialized physical exam.

Length of your visit 

Visits to our clinic usually last about two hours.