UCSF Fresno/CMC Cleft and Craniofacial Center

Dr. George Zakhary

We have put together a world class center, through our affiliation with UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, to provide state of the art care for all children with cleft and craniofacial anomalies

George Zakhary, DDS, MD, FACS
Center Director

The UCSF Fresno/CMC Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Community Medical Centers provides coordinated care to people affected with craniofacial conditions from birth through young adulthood.

Our interdisciplinary team works together to provide a personalized treatment plan and coordinate care for everyone we treat.

The Center is a designated Specialty Care Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Care by California Children’s Services.

Brian Woo, MD


Expertise includes, but is not limited to:

  • Apert syndrome
  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Craniofacial anormalies
  • Craniosynostosis (fused skull, abnormal head shape, abnormal skull sutures)
  • Crouzon
  • DiGeorge syndrome (22q deletion)
  • Facial Trauma
  • FAV spectrum
  • Head and Neck Tumors and Cysts
  • Hemifacial microsomias
  • Hypernasality
  • Malocclusion
  • Micrognathia
  • Microtia
  • Pierre-Robin
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Stickler's syndrome
  • Treacher-Collins
  • Van der Woude syndrome
  • Velocardiofacial syndrome
  • Velopharyngeal insufficiency