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Craniofacial Disorder

Craniofacial disorder is a broad term that describes malformations of the face and skull that may result from birth defect, disease or trauma. In the U.S., approximately 600,000 individuals have been diagnosed with a craniofacial condition, and Children’s National treats hundreds of patients with these disorders each year.

Common Craniofacial Disorders

  • Cleft palate
  • Positional plagiocephaly
  • Simple craniosynostosis
  • Hemifacial microsomia
  • Syndrome disorders
  • Trauma

Treatment for Craniofacial Disorders

  • Craniofacial Reconstruction Techniques
Children's Team

Children's Team

Providers

Gary Rogers

Gary Rogers

Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Marshall Summar

Marshall Summar

Division Chief, Genetics and Metabolism
Director, Rare Disease Institute
Departments

Departments

Craniofacial Program

The Craniofacial Program at Children’s National 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.

Rare Disease Institute

Children’s National Rare Disease Institute (CNRDI) is a first-of-its-kind center focused exclusively on advancing the care and treatment of children and adults with rare genetic diseases.

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