When your child is diagnosed with a craniofacial condition, your entire family may struggle with seemingly endless questions and concerns. At Boston Children’s Hospital, our compassionate health professionals are here to help you every step of the way. Our world-renowned experts from several key disciplines will work together to develop the best possible treatment plan for your child.
The Craniofacial Program at Boston Children’s is one of the largest of its kind in the United States, offering specialization in both in rare and common syndromes.

Why Choose the Craniofacial Program

at Boston Children’s Hospital

Families seeking the very best care for their child come to Boston Children’s for our:

  • Nationally recognized care: U.S.News & World Report ranks Boston Children's Hospital higher in more specialties—including neurosurgery—than any other children's hospital in the country. Our team leverages the broad expertise throughout Boston Children’s Hospital to ensure extraordinary management of every aspect of your child’s wellbeing.

  • Surgical expertise: Our world-renowned surgeons perform hundreds of surgeries each year, using the most advanced and minimally invasive techniques whenever possible. These techniques result in minimal scarring and faster recoveries.

  • Research and innovation: Our clinicians are involved in research that moves us closer to a better understanding of—and treatment for—all craniofacial conditions of the head and face. Learn more about our ongoing craniofacial research.

  • Customized treatment: Our team will develop a customized treatment plan that meets your child's physical, emotional and social needs—one that involves you and your family at every step of the treatment, from diagnosis to craniofacial surgery and recovery. Learn more about our approach to craniofacial care.

  • Team approach: Our Craniofacial Program includes some of the world’s most experienced neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons, oral and maxillofacial (jaw) specialists, dentistry professionals, nursing professionals, psychologists and social workers—all working together to address the many needs of your child and your entire family. Meet our craniofacial team.

Make an Appointment

For an appointment, more information or to obtain a second opinion for your child, please call us at 617-355-6309 or email