• Children's Story Project

    Children's Story Project

    The Children's Story Project features stories written by patients and families about how Seattle Children's has made an impact in their lives.
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    Bringing Balance to the Face

    Our Craniofacial Center is the first to offer children with Apert syndrome a revolutionary procedure to normalize their facial proportions.

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    Identifying Best Practices for CFM

    We're on a quest to help families by identifying treatments for craniofacial microsomiat that work best.

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  • Sharing Expertise in Africa

    Sharing Expertise in Africa

    Seattle Children's team approach to treating craniofacial defects leads to an alliance with doctors in Africa that will improve how cleft lip and palate are treated in sub-Saharan nations.

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  • Q&A with Craig Birgfeld, MD

    Q-and-A with Craig Birgfeld, MD

    Dr. Birgfeld talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Q&A with Catherine Rogers, MA, Craniofacial Family Liaison

    Q-and-A with Catherine Rogers, MA, Craniofacial Family Liaison

    Catherine talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Daniel's Story: Craniofacial and Neurosurgery

    Daniel's Story: Craniofacial and Neurosurgery

    Daniel was born with part of his brain outside his skull. His face didn't look like other people's. At Seattle Children's, a team of craniofacial doctors and neurosurgeons sealed the opening to Daniel's brain to protect him from disease and injury. And as part of this very complicated procedure, they gave Daniel the face he should have been born with.

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  • Q&A with Cam Lanier, RD, Clinical Dietitian

    Q-and-A with Cam Lanier, RD, Clinical Dietitian

    Cam talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Q&A with Carrie Heike, MD

    Q-and-A with Carrie Heike, MD

    Dr. Heike talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Q&A with Timothy Cox, PhD

    Q-and-A with Timothy Cox, PhD

    Dr. Cox talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Researching the Impact of Isolated Craniosynostosis

    Researching the Impact of Isolated Craniosynostosis

    A National Institutes of Health (NIH) study led by Matthew Speltz, PhD, is following the mental development of 250 children with isolated craniosynostosis.

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  • Return to Form: Treating Craniosynostosis

    Return to Form: Treating Craniosynostosis

    Children's leads the nation in caring for kids with craniosynostosis - from the delicate surgery needed to reshape a child's head to the research that will find new ways to treat and prevent this condition.

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  • Part of the Team: Patient and Family Involvement Comes First at the Craniofacial Center

    Part of the Team: Patient and Family Involvement Comes First at the Craniofacial Center

    Dr. Michael Cunningham, medical director of the Craniofacial Center, is honored with Children's Family Choice Award.

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  • Q&A with Jennifer MacKinnon, Patient Care Coordinator

    Q-and-A with Jennifer MacKinnon, Patient Care Coordinator

    Jennifer talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Q&A with Marti Davis, Program Assistant

    Q-and-A with Marti Davis, Program Assistant

    Marti talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • 3D Images Help Team Chart Mysteries of the Face

    3-D Images Help Team Chart Mysteries of the Face

    Craniofacial Center researchers are currently testing a new type of imaging system that promises to revolutionize the way we treat children and teens with craniofacial abnormalities.

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  • Q&A with Cassandra Aspinall, Craniofacial Social Worker

    Q-and-A with Cassandra Aspinall, Craniofacial Social Worker

    Cassandra talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Integrated Care Impresses Visiting Physician

    Integrated Care Impresses Visiting Physician

    A physician gathers the information needed to enhance the cleft palate and craniofacial service at his hospital in Ghana.

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  • Q&A with Dr. Michael Cunningham, Craniofacial Center Director

    Q-and-A with Dr. Michael Cunningham, Craniofacial Center Director

    Dr. Cunningham talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • Q&A with Bay Sittler, Craniofacial Nurse Practitioner

    Q-and-A with Bay Sittler, Craniofacial Nurse Practitioner

    Bay talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Craniofacial Center.

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  • A Crown for Kathrina: A Children's Healthlink Special

    A Crown for Kathrina: A Children's Healthlink Special

    Kathrina has Marshall-Stickler syndrome, an extremely rare condition characterized by a flat face, enormous eyes and a skull too small for her developing brain. Watch her journey to have a surgery that could help solve some of her problems.

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  • The Seattle Times: The Girl in the Mirror

    The Girl in the Mirror

    Follow craniofacial patient Brenna Johnston in her quest for a new face in this three-part article in The Seattle Times.

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  • Picture Perfect

    Picture Perfect

    Vivid images from 3-D scans give Children's doctors a powerful diagnostic tool.

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  • For the first time

    For the First Time

    Witness what happens when Seattle Children's doctors give kids - and their families - a chance to experience life's simple joys, including a 7-year-old boy undergoing facial reconstructive surgery to help him smile for the first time in his life.

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