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The ear, nose and throat (ENT) and facial plastic surgery program at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota offers a full range of services focused on the medical and surgical treatment of conditions that affect the head and neck.

Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) & Facial Plastic Surgery

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota's Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and facial plastic surgery program diagnoses and treats routine and complex conditions in babies, children and teens. In fact, Children's has the only ENT program in the state dedicated exclusively to kids with disorders of the head and neck.

Conditions and services

The cleft and craniofacial center at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota offers a full range of services for babies, children and teens with mild to severe cleft and craniofacial issues. Our patients also include young adults up to age 21 who need long-term care for cleft or craniofacial defects they've had since birth.

Cleft & Craniofacial Program

The cleft and craniofacial clinic at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the premier programs in the region dedicated exclusively to diagnosing and treating cleft and craniofacial disorders in babies, children, adolescents and young adults.

Minnesota woman born with cleft lip and palate learns to love smile

College senior Cori Nesmith writes about her experience as a woman born with a cleft lip and palate.