Center for Craniofacial Diseases (CFCW)

Programs and services

  • Diagnostics and therapy of pediatric craniofacial malformations and asymmetries
  • Operative as well as conservative treatment of craniofacial malformations in single suture craniosynostosis
  • Operative treatment of complex and syndromal craniofacial malformations in children and adolescents
  • Operative treatment of craniofacial malformations in adults
  • Treatment of complex congenital dysgnathia
  • Correction of midface and upper jaw in cranio­facial malformations
  • Moulding helmet therapy in positional plagiocephaly or positional brachycephaly
  • Interdisciplinary development and coordination of therapeutical strategies in craniofacial malformations
  • Interdisciplinary coordination of treatment in cases of syndromal craniosynostoses with linked organ manifestations
  • Interdisciplinary research on craniofacial ­malformations

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Neurosurgery, special subject ­Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Plastic ­Surgery
  • Department of Orthodontics
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Head & Neck Surgery
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Institute of Human Genetics


Dr. Dr. Hartmut Böhm
Dr. Felix Kunz
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dr. Christian Linz
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Tilmann Schweitzer


Ulrike Krapf


+49 931 201-24840