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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.
  • Funding (cash or in-kind gifts) for transportation, lodging, meals and ancillary needs of patients and their families as they pursue treatment
  • Education about craniofacial abnormalities and treatment to patients, their families, government agencies, insurance companies, physicians in training and the public
  • Advocacy for superb craniofacial patient care worldwide
  • Emotional support to patients and their families
  • Funding/fellowship programs for physicians undergoing advanced craniofacial training
  • Support for and distribution of craniofacial research to the medical community, government agencies, insurance companies, patients and their families

Before and After Transformations

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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.