A mother shares her powerful story of two children with cleft lip and palate, alongside the children's doctor.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/11/Cleft-Lip-and-Palate-Care-at-Shriners-Childrens-New-England
A chance encounter led Albany siblings to Shriners Children’s.
Facial clefts occur when the palate (roof of mouth) and/or lip does not form properly as a baby develops. Children typically require multiple surgeries and therapies as they grow. Shriners Children's offers multidisciplinary team care.
Virtual Surgical Planning
Shriners Children's craniofacial surgery team may use virtual surgical planning (VSP) before a child's surgery. VSP creates a model of the child's jaw, teeth or face, helping our team plan exact details for the surgery.
Podcast with Dr. Chad Purnell on Craniofacial Microsomia and his joint Shriners Children’s/Georgia Tech research grant.
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Our medical staff members are leaders in the field of pediatric orthopedics, anesthesiology, pain management, spine conditions and rehabilitation.
Shriners Children’s provides life changing specialty care for children with craniofacial conditions, developing a treatment plan that fits their specific needs.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/04/Mia
Feeding difficulties lead to cleft palate diagnosis.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/11/Hayes
The cleft palate team at Shriners Children’s Texas was able to work together with Hayes and his family to find a solution and healing.
Dr. Lee Alkureishi discusses orthognathic jaw surgery and plastic surgery for birthmarks and scars to help children live full lives.