Specialist Programs and Services

The first step in treating patients with craniofacial differences is to conduct a complete evaluation and make a diagnosis. Since each facial difference is unique, the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of various medical, surgical and rehabilitation specialists is required to develop a systematic, comprehensive treatment plan for each child.

The initial evaluation is conducted during a single appointment attended by a variety of team specialists. Following the assessment, the team members deliver a diagnosis and make recommendations regarding treatment and comprehensive/continuous care.

Craniofacial Center’s Mission

The Craniofacial Center is committed to providing the best multidisciplinary care for children and families with craniofacial differences. The center will provide comprehensive evaluation and management of all congenital and acquired craniofacial anomalies. It is the center’s goal to advance knowledge through education, community service and physician commitment. Through these efforts, Craniofacial Center will create a family-centered environment and a Center of Excellence for the care of individuals with craniofacial differences.

A Team Approach to Care

The members of the Craniofacial team work together to develop and deliver a coordinated plan of care to meet each child’s individual needs. The multidisciplinary team is comprised of a wide range of specialists.

Contact the Craniofacial Center
 305-662-8237

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Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Boynton Beach Care Center
10383 Hagen Ranch Rd.
Suite 200
Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center
11310 Legacy Avenue
Legacy Place
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Center
13400 SW 120th Street
Suite 100
Miami, FL 33186