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The birth of a newborn is an event of unparalleled excitement and joy for expectant parents. One of the first lasting memories is seeing the face of that new member of the family, which forever establishes a bond between nurturer and nurtured.
We, at University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's, understand the challenges that families face when a child is born with a craniofacial alteration, such as cleft lip and/or palate, and are committed to excellence in comprehensive care for children born with a craniofacial anomaly. Our Cleft Lip/Palate Team provides top quality care in the variety of disciplines necessary for complete evaluation and treatment of a child. Our team, which is nationally recognized and accredited by the American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association (ACPA), encompasses the following pediatric specialties:
The Cleft Lip and Palate Team treats the following conditions:
Team meetings are conducted on a bimonthly basis and surgical procedures, performed by craniofacial fellowship-trained plastic surgeons, take place at the Comer Children's Hospital. Since 2004, Comer Children's has been a state-of-the-art facility with pediatric-trained anesthesiologists, nurses and intensive care specialists.
Our surgeons are experienced in correcting all forms of cleft lip and cleft palate defects, working to establish normal feeding, speech and appearance.