Facial plast Surg 2007; 23(2): 083-086
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-979275
Copyright © 2007 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.

The Cleft and Craniofacial Team: The Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

Randolph B. Capone1 , 2 , 3 , Jonathan M. Sykes4
  • 1The Baltimore Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2The Greater Baltimore Cleft Lip & Palate Team, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 3The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 4Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California
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Publication Date:
21 May 2007 (online)


Cleft and craniofacial healthcare is complex, warranting a specialized, multidisciplinary approach. The modern cleft team is best suited to deliver appropriate care to both affected individuals and their families.