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From Diagnosis to Healing, We’re Here

From the moment you first cradle your baby in your arms, you’re willing to give them the world. And we’re here to help you do so with the best care. 

Our team of pediatric plastic surgeons will collaborate with you, your family and other members of your child’s care team, including pediatricians, pediatric neurosurgeons and physical therapists, to create a treatment plan that’s best for your child.

At AdventHealth for Children, you’ll have access to the latest advances in treating craniosynostosis, including surgical care, therapy and minimally invasive approaches. And you’ll be supported at every turn by caring, dedicated professionals with the same goal in mind: helping your child thrive.

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

Understanding a Craniosynostosis Diagnosis

At AdventHealth for Children, we’re proud to offer the most innovative, evidence-based and proven treatments that lead to better outcomes. But even more important is that every decision we make centers around your baby. Each of our team members administers medicine and care from the heart. 

We’ll use our experience, care and compassion to answer your questions and guide your family to the best treatment plan for your baby. Learn more about craniosynostosis and how we can help.

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Comprehensive Craniofacial Care

Craniosynostosis isn’t the only condition our team diagnoses and treats. We also help parents and families navigate related syndromes, including non syndromic and syndromic craniosynostosis.

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  • Craniosynostosis Syndromes

    Muenke Syndrome

    Muenke syndrome, also known as FGFR3-associated coronal synostosis syndrome, is a genetic disorder characterized by the anomalies if the skull and face. Gene mutations are the cause if these skull and face differences.

    Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

    Saethre-Chotzen syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by varied and broad skull, face, and limb anomalies. TWIST gene mutations are responsible for causing the early fusion of the skull.

  • Syndromic Craniosynostosis

    Syndromic craniosynostosis has a clear genetic cause. Children with this condition also have other health issues and concerns. Your child’s care team will work across disciplines to address your child’s needs from every angle.

    Apert Syndrome

    Apert syndrome, also called acrocephalosyndactyly, is a genetic syndrome characterized by anomalies of the skull, face and limbs. Gene mutations are responsible for causing the early fusion of the skull, hand and feet bones.

    Crouzon Syndrome

    Crouzon syndrome, also known as craniofacial dysotosis, is a genetic syndrome in which the seams of the skull fuse in abnormally. This affects the shape of the head and face. It is the most common type of syndromic craniosynostosis. 

    Pfeiffer Syndrome

    Pfeiffer syndrome, also known as acrocephalosyndactyly Type V, is a genetic disorder characterized by the anomalies of the skull, face and limbs. Gene mutations are responsible for causing the early fusion of the skull, hand and feet bones. Craniofacial differences are similar to those seen in Apert syndrome.

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Surgical Care You Can Count On

Our team of pediatric and reconstructive surgeons includes physicians who specialize in treating craniosynostosis. Find a surgeon near you and set your child on a treatment path that’s right for them.

Why Choose Us

At AdventHealth for Children, our team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons care for your child’s and family’s body, mind and spirit with comprehensive, compassionate care.