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What is a "craniofacial team"?

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Dr. Jeffrey Marsh answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

Specialized provider: A craniofacial team is a group of healthcare providers with expertise in evaluation and management of skull ("cranio") and face ("facial") deformities. These usually include: audiology, craniofacial/plastic surgery, dentistry, ear/nose/throat surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, nursing, ophthalmology, oral/maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, psychology, speech therapy and a patient coordinator.

Answered 2/12/2019

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Craniofacial team: This refers to different specialists coming together to evaluate and treat various developmental .anomalies and disfigurement usually in very young children. The team would possibly involve pediatrician, Otolaryngologist, ophthalmologist,dentist's,neurosurgeon, plastic , orthodontist,speech therapist,audiologist,social workers to name some.

Answered 4/1/2019

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