Complex Craniofacial Disorders

Personalized Treatment From a Dedicated Team of Specialists

Center for Complex Craniofacial Disorders

Facial differences caused by an injury or genetic condition can impact a child’s physical, social and emotional development, and often require reconstructive surgery. From jaw abnormalities to facial trauma, plagiocephaly to Pierre Robin syndrome, the Center for Complex Craniofacial Disorders at Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers a comprehensive and compassionate approach to care, provided by experts who understand how children grow and heal. Each child that comes to the Center receives personalized treatment from an interdisciplinary team of specialists dedicated to restoring the child’s appearance and function, and meeting their long-term medical needs. Learn about the craniofacial anomalies that we treat at Nationwide Children's.

Collaborative Care 

The team of experts at the Center for Complex Craniofacial Disorders has treated thousands of children from birth to young adulthood who require highly specialized care and access to the kind of technology that can only be found at a nationally recognized hospital like Nationwide Children’s. Each child has a dedicated team of specialists who develops a coordinated, patient-centered plan of action based on the child’s specific needs. This team meets regularly to discuss the child’s long-term care, healing and quality of life, and monitors progress throughout childhood. Members of the Center for Complex Craniofacial Disorders team include:

Meet the Team


Gregory Pearson

Gregory D. Pearson

Gregory D. Pearson, MD, is a member of the Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Team and also helps staff the Vascular Malformations Clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.