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Compassionate, Supportive Care for Your Baby

Only the best will do when it comes to your baby. That’s why our multidisciplinary team at AdventHealth for Children comes together to find the best path forward for your child. 

Our care team includes a fellowship-trained craniofacial plastic surgeon, pediatric neurosurgeon and pediatric neuropsychologists. We’ll work closely with your child and family to develop a customized approach to care. We’ll focus on the latest evidence, innovative and minimally invasive techniques, neurocognitive outcomes and virtual surgical planning for your baby. 

With your child’s whole health in mind, we’ll present all the options for your child and help you make informed decisions you can feel good about.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

Let’s Find Answers, Together

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Treating Cleft Palates

If your baby is born with a gap in the roof of their mouth (palate), it affects speech and feeding because the muscles at the back of the palate aren’t formed properly. 

Our highly trained craniofacial surgeons have extensive experience in the surgical repair of the cleft palate to help restore your child’s health.

Plagiocephaly

Plagiocephaly is a very treatable condition that causes a baby’s head to appear flat (it often happens when babies sleep in one position, typically on their backs). 

Our team at AdventHealth for Children works closely with your child’s pediatrician to develop a plan that corrects your baby’s head shape. That may include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Varying sleep positions
  • Wearing corrective headbands or molding cups
Other Craniofacial Conditions

There are many different craniofacial (skull and face) conditions a child can experience. We treat a wide range of craniofacial conditions so your baby can have the best outcomes.

Congenital Craniofacial Conditions
Some craniofacial conditions are present at birth (congenital). These often rare conditions require experienced and compassionate care. Our team has experience treating several congenital craniofacial conditions, including Goldenhar syndrome, hemifacial microsomia and Treacher Collins syndrome. 

Learn more about our experience caring for congenital syndromes that cause facial anomaly or asymmetry.

Craniosynostosis
Craniosynostosis is a birth defect that causes the bones of your baby’s skull to fuse too early. It can lead to a misshapen head appearance as your child’s brain continues to grow.

Learn more about our experience treating craniosynostosis.

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Craniofacial Care You Can Count On

Our team is here to help heal your child’s body, mind and spirit. We’ll work with specialists across medical fields to ensure your little one gets the care, attention and therapy they deserve to live well, be happy and thrive.

Why Choose Us

Craniofacial conditions, including cleft palate or plagiocephaly, call for more than simply treating the body. It calls for an understanding of the emotional and spiritual journey that comes with healing. That’s why we minister to your child and family’s whole health. Discover the AdventHealth difference.