Cleft & Craniofacial
Cleft and Craniofacial anomalies include cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis and other syndromes that impact the face, neck and skull.
The UCSF Fresno/CMC Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Community Medical Centers provides coordinated care to people affected with craniofacial conditions from birth through young adulthood.
Our interdisciplinary team works together to provide a personalized treatment plan and coordinate care for everyone we treat.
The Center is a designated Specialty Care Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Care by California Children’s Services.
Expertise includes, but is not limited to:
- Apert syndrome
- Cleft lip
- Cleft palate
- Craniofacial anormalies
- Craniosynostosis (fused skull, abnormal head shape, abnormal skull sutures)
- DiGeorge syndrome (22q deletion)
- Facial Trauma
- FAV spectrum
- Head and Neck Tumors and Cysts
- Hemifacial microsomias
- Stickler's syndrome
- Van der Woude syndrome
- Velocardiofacial syndrome
- Velopharyngeal insufficiency
"We have put together a world class center, through our affiliation with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, to provide state of the art care for all children with cleft and craniofacial anomalies."
- George M. Zakhary, DDS, MD, FACS Center Director