Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Cleft Palate

A cleft palate is different from a cleft lip because it happens when the roof of the mouth doesn’t fuse together with the sides of the lip. The difficulties this presents for you as a parent and caregiver can be overwhelming, but the team of specialists at University Healthcare can ease these difficulties. Through a team-based approach, the specialists work together to make sure each part of your child’s experience from the initial diagnosis through the surgery and recovery time is handled in the most caring way possible.

Your specialists can also counsel you about difficulties, such as feeding and hearing loss. They can recommend specially shaped bottles and techniques to assure that your child gets enough nutrition to stay healthy.

Contact Us:

801-581-7719

Jayant Agarwal, M.D.

Locations
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 587-4241
University Hospital (801) 585-2318

Specialties: Breast Surgery, Flap Surgery, Head & Neck Reconstruction, Microsurgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial, Plastic Surgery, Hand Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery, Trunk & Extremity Reconstruction, Wound Healing

Barbu Gociman, M.D., Ph.D.

Locations
PCH Outpatient Services at Riverton (801) 581-7073
Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-7073
University Hospital (801) 581-7073

Specialties: Cleft Lip and Palate, Head & Neck Reconstruction, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic, Plastic Surgery, Facial

W. Bradford Rockwell, M.D.

Locations
Madsen Health Center (801) 585-3253
University Hospital (801) 585-3253

Specialties: Breast Surgery, Flap Surgery, Frostbite, Microsurgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic, Plastic Surgery, Facial, Plastic Surgery, Hand Upper Extremity & Microvascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Laser, Trunk & Extremity Reconstruction, Wound Healing

Faizi A. Siddiqi, M.D.

Locations
Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-5132
University Hospital (801) 581-5132

Specialties: Cleft Lip and Palate, Flap Surgery, Head & Neck Reconstruction, Microsurgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facial, Plastic Surgery, Laser

P. Daniel Ward, M.D., M.S.

Locations
South Jordan Health Center (801) 585-3223
Surgical Specialty Center (801) 585-3223

Specialties: Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Nerve Disorders, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Reconstruction, Hemifacial Spasm, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology, Melanoma Surgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic, Plastic Surgery, Facial, Plastic Surgery, Laser, Wound Healing