Craniofacial surgery is a sub-specialty of plastic surgery. It is an approach to the treatment of severe facial and skull deformities in children and adults which often involves the manipulation of bone and soft tissues of the face and head.

Some of the Common Conditions We Treat 

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Hemifacial macrosomia
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Syndromic craniosynostosis, including:
  • Apert syndrome
  • Crouzon syndrome
  • Pfeiffer syndrome
  • Sathre-Chotzen syndrome
  • Treacher-Collins syndrome

Why You Should Consider Nebraska Medicine for Your Surgery

Treatment of craniofacial abnormalities requires a team approach from multiple medical and surgical disciplines. The specialists at Nebraska Medicine are highly trained and competent in the latest techniques in managing congenital and acquired deformities.

Craniofacial surgeons are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and are required to complete a craniofacial surgery fellowship following residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

We understand the stress of complex surgeries on families, and our craniofacial team is here to provide optimal care throughout the patient’s individualized care plan. 

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