Meet Our Cleft and Craniofacial Team

Many specialists are needed to provide the expert consultation and skillful care required to diminish the problems of craniofacial disfiguration. We bring together healthcare professionals from a wide range of specialists to provide your child with the best care possible. Our team includes:

  • Audiologists
  • Genetic counselors
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Nurse coordinators
  • Occupational and physical therapists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgeons
  • Orthodontists
  • Otolaryngologists (ENT specialists)
  • Pediatric dentists
  • Pediatricians
  • Plastic and craniofacial surgeons
  • Social workers
  • Speech and language specialists

Craniofacial Plastic Surgery



Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


  • Robert Isaacson, DDS
  • June Harewood, DDS



  • Melanie Gissen, MD

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Psychiatry

Speech and Language Pathology

  • Arinne Tress, MS, CCC-SLP

Team Coordinator

  • Natalie Tavarez


The Cleft and Craniofacial Center
at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

161 Fort Washington Ave., Suite 511
New York, NY 10032

Call: 212-305-4346