Section Craniofacial

Section Chairman, North America
Ramon Ruiz

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Orlando, Florida, USA

Section Past Chairman, North America
Paul Tiwana

University of Oklahoma HSC Campus

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA 



Section Members

Mark Egbert

Seattle Childrens

Dept. of Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Seattle, Washington, USA

Daniel Meara

Christiana Care

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Hospital Dentistry

Wilmington, Delaware, USA


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 osteogenensis 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 CRANIOFACIAL section

Module 2 - Congenital & Developmental Deformities

Module 2 focuses on principles of clinical treatment of congenital and developmental deformities in the pediatric and adult patient more...

S.O.R.G. Europe

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...