Message from the Directors

The UCSF Craniofacial Center, established in 1954, is the longest-standing comprehensive cleft and craniofacial team on the West Coast. We strive to continue to build upon our strong foundation of world class craniofacial care, and to further our mission of delivering the best possible service to children of California, the nation and beyond. We are committed to providing care to any child with a cleft or other craniofacial condition, regardless of their financial background.

Our vision includes maintaining a constant flow of new ideas, research and translational endeavors that only an institution like UCSF can sustain. We believe that this will help us reach our goal of providing state-of-the-art care while pioneering better treatments for children and families affected by craniofacial disorders throughout the nation and the world. Please do not hesitate to contact either of us regarding craniofacial matters. We look forward to taking care of you and your loved ones at UCSF.

Ophir Klein, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director

Jason Pomerantz, M.D.
Surgical Director