Our Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Center provides comprehensive, coordinated care for children with Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip, Robin Sequence and all related craniofacial conditions. Our multidisciplinary, team approach brings together specialists from plastic surgery, ENT, orthodontics, neurosurgery, anesthesia and many other specialties. Our center is accredited by the American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA) and has the resources and support of nationally ranked, free standing children's hospital.

Our clinics are available in multiple locations along the Wasatch Front and can even be accessed from longer distances through telehealth clinics. We provide care to children from across the country and are contracted with nearly all insurance plans. 


Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip

Cleft palate and cleft lip (with or without cleft palate) are the most common craniofacial conditions we treat. 

Other Conditions We Treat

In addition to cleft palate and cleft lip, we treat other craniofacial syndromes and conditions that affect facial development.

Care Team

We provide comprehensive, diagnostic evaluation and treatment for children with all types of craniofacial differences including cleft lip, cleft palate, and complex craniofacial conditions. Meet the doctors, nurses, speech therapists and other team members that care for our patients.

Clinic Locations

Our clinics are available in multiple locations along the Wasatch Front and can even be accessed from longer distances through telehealth clinics.


Learn about the many research projects conducted by our staff of physicians.

What Sets Us Apart

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Utah's Longest Running, Most Experienced Cleft Program

Combined, our providers have more than 80 years of experience and perform, on average, 350 cleft and craniofacial surgeries each year.
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Nationally Accredited Program for More Than 18 Years

Our program is accredited by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and has been for 18 consecutive years. This accreditation ensures that teams are comprised of experience professionals that coordinate care with the proper sequencing of evaluations and treatments.

All Providers Are Board Certified/Eligible and Fellowship Trained in Pediatric Subspecialties

We are the only program in Utah where every provider in our center is board certified/eligible and fellowship trained in pediatric specialties. Children are not just little adults, so having this additional training and expertise in crucial to cleft and craniofacial treatment.

Innovative Care with the Latest Research

Our partnership with University of Utah Health ensures that your child will receive the most innovative, evidenced-based care available.
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Expertise and Care of Nationally Ranked Children's Hospital

Primary Children's is 1 of 24 children's hospitals in the country to rank as a best children's hospital in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Care in our programs, gives your child access to more than 800 experienced pediatric providers across 60 specialties.