Craniofacial Program

Craniofacial conditions can range from common to extremely rare. As one of the largest programs of its kind in the United States, the Craniofacial Program at Boston Children’s Hospital has a skilled team of clinicians experienced in diagnosing and treating both. We care for children with a wide variety of craniofacial conditions, including:

Meet our patients

We invite you to learn more about some of the special children in our care.

We invite you to learn more about some of the special children in our care.

Why Choose the Craniofacial Program at Boston Children’s Hospital

Families seeking the very best care for their child come to Boston Children’s for our:

  • Nationally recognized care: U.S. News & World Report ranks Boston Children's Hospital higher in more specialties — including neurosurgery — than any other children's hospital in the country. Our team leverages the broad expertise throughout Boston Children’s Hospital to ensure extraordinary management of every aspect of your child’s wellbeing.
  • Surgical expertise: Our world-renowned surgeons perform hundreds of surgeries each year, using the most advanced and minimally invasive techniques whenever possible. These techniques result in minimal scarring and faster recoveries.
  • Research and innovation: Our clinicians are involved in research that moves us closer to a better understanding of — and treatment for — all craniofacial conditions of the head and face.
  • Customized treatment: Our team will develop a customized treatment plan that meets your child's physical, emotional, and social needs — one that involves you and your family at every step of the treatment, from diagnosis to craniofacial surgery and recovery.
  • Team approach: Our Craniofacial Program includes some of the world’s most experienced neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons, oral and maxillofacial (jaw) specialists, dentistry professionals, nursing professionals, psychologists, and social workers — all working together to address the many needs of your child and your entire family.