Craniofacial Program Contact number | 202-476-2157

A pediatric plastic surgeon from the Craniofacial Program at Children’s Nationa, a kids hospital, performs a procedure.

The Dream Team

The Craniofacial Program brings together experts across disciplines, which allows us unique expertise to treat many pediatric craniofacial conditions.

Meet us

The Craniofacial Program at Children’s National Health System brings together experts from 10 pediatric disciplines to provide complete care for children with craniofacial disorders. Our multidisciplinary pediatric team helps more than 400 children every year.

When your child needs reconstructive surgery for a congenital deformity or other physical abnormality, only pediatric plastic surgeons are uniquely qualified to care for the psychological and physical needs of young patients.

Children’s National has three full-time pediatric plastic surgeons. Nationwide, there are only a handful of plastic surgeons who dedicate their entire practice to care for children.

Children with craniofacial deformities often have multiple problems that require the expertise of several specialists. Our world-class, multi-specialty care team is located in one place, so you and your child can see many doctors all in one convenient appointment. The program includes pediatric specialists in:

The Craniofacial Program is a leader in the use of innovative technology and techniques to provide unsurpassed care for children, from pain-distraction therapy to resorbable implants. These advanced therapies help to reduce pain, anxiety and recovery times, allowing kids to get back to being kids a little faster.

Craniofacial Program Team

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Children’s National provides a healthcare experience designed with kids in mind, and delivers confidence and assurance when parents need it most. We provide a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.


Patients from around the Washington, DC, region, the nation, and world seek our expertise and innovation in pediatric care.

Related Care Services

Pediatric specialists at Children’s National work closely to ensure an integrated approach to caring for each child and family.

Resources for Providers

Children’s National Health System values the network of referring physicians and staff and offers resources for medical education and referring patients to Children’s National.