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Craniofacial Program | Overview

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:

Our approach to craniofacial conditions

The team in the Craniofacial Program includes some of the world’s most experienced specialists, including:

  • neurosurgeons
  • plastic surgeons
  • oral and maxillofacial surgeons
  • dentistry professionals
  • nursing professionals
  • psychologists
  • social workers

Together, we will partner with your family to develop a customized treatment plan that meets your child's physical, emotional, and social needs every step of the way, from diagnosis to craniofacial surgery and recovery. 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. Our clinicians are also involved in research that moves us closer to a better understanding of — and treatment for — all craniofacial conditions of the head and face.