The mission of the WVU Medicine Children’s Pediatric Craniofacial Center is to deliver care to children with cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial anomalies in West Virginia and the surrounding region. The goal of the team is to provide focused, state-of-the-art care that includes several subspecialists, including but not limited to plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, dentistry, neurosurgery, otolaryngology, genetics, audiology, psychological counseling, speech therapy, and social work.

The center manages patients with traumatic and congenital craniofacial abnormalities, such as craniofacial fractures, craniofacial soft tissue trauma, craniofacial vascular anomalies, cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, oculoauriculovertebral spectrum (OAVS), and congenital mandibular hypoplasia.

The Pediatric Craniofacial Center consists of five programs:

Center Leadership

Aaron Mason, MD
Director of Programming

Russell E. Mathews, APRN, PPCNP-BC, NNP-BC
Center Coordinator

Mark Armeni, MD
Cleft Lip and Palate Program Director

Cesar Serrano, MD
Craniofacial Program Director

Greg Barretto, MD
Infant Airway Program Director