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

Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other UPMC Children’s Hospital specialty services.

Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician.

All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient’s visit.

For accurate provider numbers or more information, please call the office number listed.

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.



  • Cleft-Craniofacial Center

    Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
  • Neonatal Craniofacial Program

    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
  • Children's North

    2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
    Sewickley, PA 15143
  • Children's South

    205 Millers Run Road
    Bridgeville, PA 15017
  • Children's East

    4055 Monroeville Blvd.
    Building One
    Monroeville, PA 15146