Our comprehensive multi-disciplinary team works to achieve functional, cosmetic and psychosocial normalcy for each patient for an improved quality of life. The Center is part of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery within the Department of Surgery in the UIC College of Medicine, the largest medical school in the United States. The Craniofacial Center is certified by the American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association and is also an approved team by Division of Specialized Care Children. We are one of the oldest and largest facilities in the world dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of infants, children, adolescents, and adults with cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial birth conditions. We also provide rehabilitation for those with head and neck cancer or who have suffered craniofacial trauma.