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Dr. Raj Vyas, pediatric plastic surgeon, explains the process for repairing a child's cleft lip and cleft palate.
Cleft lip and cleft palate are anomalies of the mouth and lip where the sides of the lip and the roof of the mouth do not fuse together as they should.
Dr. Daniel Jaffurs, CHOC, tells us about the possible causes the birth defect cleft palate and what can be done to correct it.
CHOC's Cleft and Craniofacial Program multidisciplinary team uses the latest techniques to treat children with cleft lip, cleft palate and other disorders.
CHOC pediatric otolaryngology cares for children of all ages – from newborns to teens – with conditions of the ears, nose, throat (ENT), head and neck.
Our board-certified genetic specialists diagnose and manage common genetic conditions and birth defects, as well as have experience in very rare diseases.
Dr. Nguyen Pham is a board certified pediatric otolaryngologist (ENT) who treats ear, nose and throat problems in kids and performs head-and-neck surgery.
Dr. Daniel Jaffurs, plastic surgeon at CHOC Children's, will appear as an expert on the highly rated award-winning health care television program American Health Journal on PBS SoCal TV on Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. He will discuss the topic of repairing cleft lips and palates.
Dr. Daniel Jaffurs, plastic surgeon at CHOC Children's, will appear as an expert on American Health Journal on PBS SoCal TV on Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m.
When a child needs a surgery, that child’s needs are very different than those of an adult patient. Our nationally recognized surgeons perform the latest procedures, using equipment that is customized to pediatric patients all the way from newborns to young adults.
Failure to thrive is defined as slowed or halted (stopped) physical growth. Failure to thrive has many different causes.
Vascular anomalies are congenital abnormalities of the vascular or lymphatic system. They are benign lesions that present anywhere on the body in the form of vascular birthmarks or masses.
CHOC plastic surgeons can treat many conditions, even the most complex, so your child can enjoy a normal, healthy future.
CHOC expertly treats Treacher Collins syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes the facial bones and tissues to develop abnormally.
Tonsils are removed less frequently than in the past, but removal may be necessary under specific circumstances, mainly difficulty breathing and infections.
Food allergies usually appear in the first two years of life and that these reactions typically occur immediately or within two hours of eating the food.
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Ranked by U.S. News and World Report, CHOC's neurology and neurosurgery specialists treat children with conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system.
If your baby has been diagnosed with a condition, we provide expert counseling on what to expect and the treatment your baby will receive after birth.
A recognized expert in craniofacial surgery and facial reconstruction, Dr. Jaffurs serves as the medical director of plastic surgery and craniofacial services at CHOC Hospital in Orange.
Dr. Jason Toranto is a board certified surgeon who treats kids and teens. He has privileges at CHOC Hospital in Orange.
How to refer to pediatric otolaryngology, ear nose throat, ENT, head and neck surgery, CHOC, Orange County
Dr. Sundine is a board certified plastic surgeon who treats kids and adolescents in Orange County.
Craniofacial anomalies can affect a child’s ability to eat, hear and speak. At CHOC, we believe these conditions shouldn't put childhood on pause.