Approved American Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) Program

The Craniofacial and Cleft Program at Arkansas Children’s is an approved American Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Association (ACPA) Program that serves the entire state of Arkansas and the surrounding region. 

Full Spectrum of Cleft Care

Our pediatric plastic surgeons and clinical staff are part of a successful comprehensive cleft-palate craniofacial team at Arkansas Children's. These specially-trained professionals offer the full spectrum of cleft care, including:

  • Prenatal visits
  • Primary cleft lip and palate repair
  • Speech surgery
  • Revisional cleft surgery
  • Bone grafting
  • Jaw surgery
  • Rhinoplasty

We have a strong clinical focus on jaw surgery (upper, lower and chin), using the very latest technological advances to virtually and precisely plan the pediatric surgery before ever stepping foot in the operating room. Operative plans and computer simulations are shared with patients and families.

Broad Range of Plastic Surgery Expertise

Our clinical team also provides the full spectrum of general plastic surgery with a specific experience and expertise in the following procedures:

  • Flap reconstructions stemming from burns, cancer or trauma
  • Breast reduction and reconstruction
  • Dermoid cysts
  • Nevi removal
  • Scar revisions