Section Craniofacial

Peter Kessler

Maastricht University Medical Centre

Dept. of Cranio and Maxillofacial Surgery

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Section Members

Eric Arnaud

Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades

Dept. of Craniofacial and Pediatric Surgery

Paris, France

Alberto Bianchi

S. Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital

Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery

Bologna, Italy

Patrick A. Diner

Maison de Santé des Soeurs Augustines

Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery

Paris, France

Michael Engel

University Hospital Heidelberg

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Heidelberg, Germany

Goals and tasks of the craniofacial section

The section deals with congenital disorders of the cranio-maxillofacial skeleton. Its diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatment as well as its long-term prognosis. Tissue repair via autogenous bone or alloplastic bone substitutes as well as distraction osteogenesis are fields of investigation. Methods towards a more accurate surgical planning as well as a critical post-surgical review are frequent topics.

News of the section CRANIOFACIAL

First S.O.R.G symposium on Craniofacial Anomalies in Heidelberg

casual get-together 

Congenital craniofacial disorders are rare pathologies coming along in a large variety of different expressions. The operative treatment and the age recommendations on which the patient should be treated also vary considerably in the different European Centers. more...

5th Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face", 2014

For the fifth time already, the Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face" took place from March 28th - 29th, 2014 in the beautiful city of Maastricht. more...

Bologna 2013 | Conference on Craniofacial Anomalies

Craniofacial disorders come with in multitude of different forms and expressions. For the first time S.O.R.G. tried to cover the different pathologies and therefore give a comprehensive overview on the various craniofacial pathologies. more...

4th Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face", 2013

From March 22nd - 23rd, 2013 the fourth Euregional Course on "Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face" took place  in the hometown of the University Medical Center (MUMC+).  more...

Peter Kessler becomes the new Chairman

Plastic surgeon Eric Arnaud (F-Paris) was a member of the S.O.R.G. Board for many years. He was founder of the S.O.R.G. distraction section back in 2004 and chaired the section since then.  more...