Pediatric craniofacial specialists in Wasatch Front

A team care approach for children with craniofacial differences is the best way to help them, since this issue cannot be treated by any one specialist. They require a team of highly trained professionals who evaluate their condition and related treatments at regular intervals. We provide this care at our hospitals in two, advanced craniofacial programs for children.

For more information about our craniofacial services or for help finding a doctor, call our free, 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse line at (801) 715-4152.

Our craniofacial services

Our teams of specialists meet regularly to discuss all aspects of your child’s development and plan coordinated, comprehensive care. This approach ensures none of your child’s needs are overlooked.

Our programs include:

Pediatric craniofacial program at Lone Peak Hospital

The Lone Peak Hospital Pediatric craniofacial team offers a coordinated approach to the diagnosis and care of patients with cleft lip, palate and other craniofacial disorders. We treat each child as unique and make sure any surgical treatments or other interventions are individualized to them.

Pediatric craniofacial program at Timpanogos Regional Hospital

Timpanogos Regional Hospital’s craniofacial program provides comprehensive pediatric care to patients with facial differences. We are backed by the only pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in Utah County and offer expert surgeons and a specialized healing environment.

Types of craniofacial birth defects

Our multidisciplinary teams are extensively skilled at treating a wide range of both acquired and congenital craniofacial deformities, including:

  • Ear deformities
    • Anatomical deformities, ear tags
    • Microtia
  • Oral deformities
    • Cleft lip
    • Cleft palate
  • Traumatic deformities
    • Orbital or sinus fracture
    • Nasal fracture
    • Jaw fracture
  • Vascular malformations
    • Hemangiomas
    • Pigmented lesions of the skin
  • Other craniofacial conditions
    • Apert syndrome
    • Craniosynostosis
    • Craniofacial dysostosis (Crouzon syndrome)
    • Hemifacial microsomia
    • Nager syndrome
    • Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum (Goldenhar syndrome)
    • Pfeiffer syndrome
    • Pierre Robin syndrome
    • Positional head deformities
    • Sleep apnea and airway obstruction
    • Treacher Collins syndrome

Comprehensive treatment for facial differences

Together, we offer many different surgical and interventional treatments, including:

  • Basic plastic surgery for lumps, bumps, cysts and nevus (moles or birthmarks)
  • Cranial vault remodeling
  • Helmet therapy

Our craniofacial specialists

Our team members include:

  • Craniofacial surgeons
  • Pediatric-trained neurosurgeons
  • Craniofacial nurse coordinators
  • Ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists
  • Pediatric intensivists
  • Pediatric-specific anesthesiologists
  • Child-life specialists