About Our Work
Restoring Hope Through Craniofacial Surgery Since 1989
Founded in 1989 by Kenneth E. Salyer, M.D., the World Craniofacial Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides:
Access to innovative surgical care for children and adults with abnormalities of the head and/or face.
Emotional support to patients and their families
Funding (cash or in-kind gifts) for transportation, lodging, meals and ancillary needs of patients and their families as they pursue treatment
Funding/fellowship programs for physicians undergoing advanced craniofacial training
Education about craniofacial abnormalities and treatment to patients, their families, government agencies, insurance companies, physicians in training and the public
Support for and distribution of craniofacial research to the medical community, government agencies, insurance companies, patients and their families
Advocacy for superb craniofacial patient care worldwide
Financial Support For Families
Our programs help children and adults with abnormalities of the head and/or face gain access to innovative surgical care.
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We do our very best to accommodate the needs of each child with a craniofacial difference who seeks our help.