New Orleans, LA 70118-5720
Children’s Hospital New Orleans Craniofacial Center
Treating children with craniofacial abnormalities
The Children’s Hospital New Orleans Craniofacial Center (CHNOLACC) is comprised of subspecialty, fellowship-trained staff, experienced in the complexities and care of infants, children and adolescents with cleft lip and craniofacial anomalies. We have the largest team of fellowship-trained craniofacial surgeons in the Gulf South. This multidisciplinary team approach ensures that all healthcare providers work together to implement a single, coordinated treatment plan for each child. The plan is shared with the family, the child’s pediatrician and all other pertinent providers.
Management expertise includes, but is not limited to:
22Q Deletion Syndrome (also called Velocardiofacial Syndrome, VCF, or DiGeorge Syndrome)
Craniosynostosis (fused skull, abnormal head shape, abnormal skull sutures)
Van der Woude syndrome
What is a craniofacial disorder?
Craniofacial disorders are abnormalities and deformities in the face or head. They affect the growth of the skull and can affect the patient’s appearance. They are often caused by birth deformities or injuries, but can also be caused by disease and trauma.
New Orleans, LA 70121
Why Ochsner for Pediatric Care?
For the third year in a row, Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the Top 50 Children’s Hospitals in the country for pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery and pediatric cardiology and heart surgery specialties by U.S. News and World Report. Ochsner Hospital for Children is Louisiana’s only ranked children’s hospital.
And, as part of Ochsner Health, the leading health system in the Gulf South, we have received national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety.
Shreveport, LA 71118
Willis-Knighton South opened in southwest Shreveport in 1982 as South Park Hospital, the first satellite hospital in the state. It provides critical, emergency and general medical care with a focus on women’s services at the adjacent Center for Women’s, which is focused on care for women and children, offering a wide array of specialized services in a convenient suburban setting. Among these are Willis-Knighton’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Housing for out-of-town parents is also available here. This campus also offers WK South Wellness Center, WK Quick Care and Quick Care Kids as well as physician office buildings. WK Canterbury Square is part of this campus and includes outpatient services such as the WK Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center and WK Breast Center.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US 70809-3738
Cleft and Craniofacial
Cleft and Craniofacial Team
The Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Team is a multidisciplinary network of experienced and qualified physicians and healthcare professionals coordinated through a partnership between the LSU Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the LSU Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. This team works together to coordinate the care of children with cleft and craniofacial disorders, and thoroughly evaluates and supports patients both physically, emotionally, and socially.
This team of specialists devises a comprehensive, individualized plan of treatment for each child. These experts will meet on a regular basis to organize the specific follow-up appointments each child will need. All recommendations made by the cleft and craniofacial team will be discussed with the parents as well as the child’s pediatrician and other specialists involved in their care.
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Conditions we treat:
Cleft Lip and Palate
Facial Paralysis/Moebius Syndrome
Hemifacial Microsomia / Goldenhar Syndrome
Shreveport, LA 71103