Our care team has non-surgical and surgical treatment options for craniofacial conditions, such as cleft plate, tumors or developmental genetic disorders affecting the face and skull.
The plastic surgeons at Seton Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery lead our surgical team at Dell Children's Craniofacial and Recontructive Plastic Surgery Center, Austin, Texas. Our craniofacial care team also includes orthodontists, pediatric specialists, and speech language pathologists. Our complete care program provides supports your child's growth and development throughout the physical and emotional recovery.
Specializing in five areas of care:
- Congenital ear reconstructive surgery
- Cleft lip and palate reconstruction
- Craniofacial tumors, trauma, VCFS, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome or DiGeorge syndrome
- Jaw and teeth concerns (Orthodontics)
- Skull development or flat spot (Plagiocephaly)
Our pediatric surgical team specializes in craniofacial tumor removal and reconstructing the affected area using skin and bone grafts and other plastic surgery techniques. For some tumors, such as hemangiomas, Dell Children's has the specialized technology, including lasers, radiation therapy and drug therapy to help reduce the growth of the tumor.
Dell Children's has a network of pediatric subpspecialists. We specialize in complex care and provide supportive care to the entire family.