Cleft & Craniofacial Center

at Boston Children's Hospital

Our department is one of the largest and most experienced pediatric plastic and oral surgery centers anywhere in the world with 10 dedicated subspecialty programs. Every year, we see more than 1,800 children ranging in age, living with both congenital and acquired conditions, from across Massachusetts and New England as well as many different points across the globe.

Our specialized, experienced team offers treatments that address each child's individual needs, and we include families in every step of the treatment process. Here at Boston Children's, plastic and oral surgery is about more than medical and surgical care: It's also about providing lasting emotional and educational support and creating the best possible future for every child and family.


Our commitment to providing exceptional care is a complimented by our adherence to the highest standards of quality and safety in all clinical areas. In our commitment to continuous improvement in health care and our offerings, the department regularly collects feedback from our patients and families through a patient satisfaction survey.


The world-class, individualized care, high patient satisfaction and unsurpassed safety and quality delivered by Boston Children's Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery is made possible by employing the most sophisticated tools and technologies. 


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