Cleft-Craniofacial Center

The Cleft-Craniofacial Center at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh takes a team approach to evaluating and treating patients with a wide variety of congenital or acquired craniofacial conditions.

A team of skilled specialists from a variety of disciplines work in harmony to identify a child’s needs and provide the appropriate treatment. Team members strive to achieve optimal appearance, speech, hearing and psychosocial development at the earliest possible age.

The Cleft-Craniofacial team cares for children with a wide range of craniofacial conditions, including:

With its 50-year history as a world-renowned pioneer in the treatment of patients with clefts and craniofacial anomalies, the center is the largest facility of its kind in the region, seeing more than 3,000 patients a year for evaluation and treatment.

The center’s multidisciplinary team comprises specialists in the following fields:

Referral Requirements

We accept most major insurance plans, but please check with your insurance plan regarding any referral requirements.

Our social worker can provide assistance with any coverage issues.


Contact the Cleft-Craniofacial Center at UPMC Children's

To make an appointment or learn more about our program, call us at 412-692-8650.