Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic


The Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic helps in the diagnosis and management of  many conditions involving the face and head and neck.  Most common conditions that we assist in the determining the diagnosis for or the risk for include cleft lip, cleft palate, and craniosynostosis syndromes (which involve early fusing of bones of the skull and face during fetal development.

We will work closely with your plastic and reconstructive surgeon, orthodontist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon and speech language pathologist to maximize your care.

We tailor a unique plan of care for each child we see with an emphasis on providing all aspects of care to treat the whole child.

The Craniofacial Genetics Clinic provides genetics services including the following:

  • Diagnosis and confirmation of a specific genetic condition
  • Discussion of medical management recommendations
  • Calculation and discussion of genetic risks
  • Interpretation of available genetic tests and test outcomes


Conditions We Commonly See:

  • 22q
  • Beckwith-Wiedemann Syundrome
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Cleidocranial Dysostosis
  • Craniosynostosis Syndromes
  • Ectodermal Dysplasia
  • Hemifacial Microsomia
  • Hypodontia
  • Mandibulofacial Dysostosis
  • Microtia
  • Nager Syndrome
  • Neurofibromatosis Type I
  • Pierre Robin Sequence
  • Positional Plagiocephaly
  • Stickler Syndrome
  • Van der Woude Syndrome
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome


Appointments and Referrals: 855-474-8522


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Published by

Maulik Shah MD PhD

Dr. Maulik Shah, MD, PhD is an Internist and Medical Geneticist and the Medical Director for Genetic Medicine Clinic and an Adjunct Faculty Member at the University of Florida

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