Craniofacial Surgery

Craniofacial Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Our Expertise

The Craniofacial Center provides advanced care to children with facial conditions and complex facial deformities in three main areas: congenital birth defects, trauma, and tumor or abnormal growth. Specific areas of expertise include:

  • cleft lip and palate
  • swallowing, hearing and speech difficulties due to cleft palate and velopharyngeal insufficiency
  • facial clefting syndromes, including Treacher Collins syndrome
  • craniosynostosis syndromes, including Crouzons and Aperts syndromes
  • branchial arch syndromes
  • craniofacial trauma
  • facial and jaw tumors and occlusal discrepancies
  • dentofacial deformities and malocclusion
  • congenital deformities of the eyelids, eye muscles and tear ducts
  • vascular growths and malformations, including hemangiomas


The Craniofacial Center brings together experts in:

  • plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • neurosurgery
  • ophthalmic and oculoplastic surgery
  • oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • otolaryngology/head and neck surgery