Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Oral Surgery Resources
Patient and Caregiver Handbook: Craniosynostosis [PDF]
Learn more about craniosynostosis and surgical treatment for the condition.
Patient and Caregiver Handbook: Jaw Surgery [PDF]
Learn more about jaw surgery and how it's managed at CHOP.
Conjoined Twins Abby and Erin Delaney: A Year in the Life
In this video you’ll join the Delaney family on their journey, learn about the large team involved in the separation surgery, and see how Abby and Erin are doing today.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate
In this video, clinicians and patient families talk about the diagnosis and treatment of cleft lip and palate, the most common congenital facial anomaly.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Craniofacial Conditions
In this video, clinicians and patient families talk about the diagnosis and treatment of craniofacial conditions, including craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, and other syndromes.
Easy Does It - Ambulatory Surgery Center Video
CHOP brings specialty and surgical services to families in our Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. The centers allow families access to the services of renowned Children's Hospital surgeons without a trip to the city.
The Delaney Twins: Progress Report
An update on Abby and Erin Delaney, who were born conjoined and separated at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Now now 2½ years old, they are making amazing strides in their growth and development.
The Separation of Conjoined Twins Lily and Addy Altobelli
Watch the inspiring story of Addy and Lily Altobelli, conjoined twins who were separated at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on Oct. 13, 2021.
AdoptCleft is a support group for parents wanting to adopt cleft children, parents that have cleft children (biological or adopted), and others that can contribute or learn from the conversations.
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA)
ACPA is an international nonprofit medical society of healthcare professionals who treat and/or perform research on birth defects of the head and face.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) offers information about cleft lip and cleft palate repairs.
Changing Faces us a charity that helps improve the lives of people with craniofacial abnormalities and transform public attitudes toward people with an unusual appearance.
CHARGE Syndrome Foundation
This foundation provides support to individuals with CHARGE syndrome and their families.
Children's Craniofacial Association (CCA)
The Children's Craniofacial Association empowers and gives hope to individuals and families affected by facial differences.
The Cleft Advocate educates and inspires families whose lives are touched by cleft lip and/or palate or other craniofacial anomalies.
FACES: The National Craniofacial Association
FACES: The National Craniofacial Association assists children and adults who have craniofacial disorders resulting from disease, accident or birth.
March of Dimes
March of Dimes is an international organization that works to prevent birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality and to support expectant and new parents.
Philly Phaces provides peer support, advocacy, and resources to help Philadelphia-area children facing appearance differences from craniofacial abnormalities and cleft lip and palate.