Craniofacial Surgery

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Every child should have the chance to move forward in life with confidence and the belief that they can achieve anything. We believe that the lives of children with craniofacial deformities will be greatly improved through access to the best comprehensive healthcare available at a multispecialty center, led by an experienced plastic surgeon with a consistent record of success.

Treatment is often a staged approach, with specific surgeries designed based on age and growth. Dr. Bradley will follow you from birth until age 21. Because of repeated (yearly or more frequent) evaluations and close contact, Dr. Bradley will get to know you personally and you will feel like his extended family.

  • Highest level of care: Virtual surgical planning, safe procedures
  • State-of-the-art techniques: Reshaping bones and recontouring soft tissue
  • Multidisciplinary team: Specialty training in each field

Craniofacial Surgery: A Comprehensive Overview

Craniofacial surgery encompasses a diverse range of procedures aimed at addressing complex conditions affecting the skull and facial structures. Dr. James P. Bradley, a renowned expert in craniofacial surgery based in New York City, specializes in various innovative techniques to improve patients’ quality of life.

Here is a brief description of some of the key craniofacial surgeries offered:

  1. Cleft Surgery: Specialized surgery to repair cleft lip and cleft palate, congenital conditions affecting facial development.
  2. Craniosynostosis: Surgical correction of premature fusion of skull sutures, promoting normal skull growth and development.
  3. Encephalocele: Treatment involving surgical correction of neural tube defects where brain tissue protrudes through the skull.
  4. Fibrous Dysplasia: Surgical interventions to manage abnormal bone development, a condition often affecting the skull and facial bones.
  5. Hemifacial Microsomia: Surgical approaches to address underdevelopment of one side of the face, restoring facial symmetry.
  6. Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery): Correction of jaw misalignments to enhance functional bite, improve facial aesthetics, and resolve associated issues.
  7. Treacher Collins: Specialized surgery for individuals with Treacher Collins syndrome, addressing craniofacial abnormalities such as facial bone and ear deformities.
  8. Wegener’s Granulomatosis Correction: Surgical interventions to correct facial deformities associated with Wegener’s granulomatosis, an autoimmune disorder.

Your child deserves so much better in life, especially with quality healthcare. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Bradley to discuss your child’s unique needs and explore the possibilities of craniofacial surgery. Your journey to a more confident and fulfilling life starts here.

Consultation Process

Your first step with us involves a thorough consultation where Dr. Bradley personally reviews your medical history and discusses your concerns. He will also outline potential surgical options. This essential part of the process ensures that every aspect of the proposed procedure is tailored specifically to you, aiming to achieve the best possible results for both your health and aesthetic aspirations. This personalized approach helps set the foundation for a successful outcome.

Recovery and Rehabilitation

After your surgery, you will enter a carefully managed recovery process, closely monitored by Dr. Bradley and his skilled team. Rehabilitation is crucial for the best results. Our expert therapists will work with you to help you regain optimal function and appearance. We adopt a holistic approach, supporting you through each phase of your recovery, prioritizing effective results and your overall comfort. This comprehensive care ensures that you achieve the best possible recovery with a focus on long-term wellness.

Why Choose Dr. James P. Bradley

Choose Dr. Bradley for your facial reconstruction to ensure that you are under the care of one of the leading specialists in craniofacial and maxillofacial surgery. His extensive expertise not only encompasses a wide range of surgical techniques but also incorporates a compassionate approach to patient care. Dr. Bradley tailors each treatment plan to the individual’s needs, focusing on achieving the best possible outcomes. He performs each procedure with great care, ensuring consistent outcomes and improvement in the patient’s well-being.

Schedule a Consultation

Are you considering how craniofacial surgery could improve your quality of life? Contact us today to arrange a consultation with Dr. Bradley. Our dedicated team is here to provide detailed information about the procedures and answer any questions you may have.


What is craniofacial surgery?
Craniofacial surgery involves surgical corrections and reconstructions of deformities on the head, skull, face, neck, jaws, and associated structures. It effectively addresses both functional and aesthetic issues, significantly improving patients’ quality of life.
How long is the recovery period?
The recovery time can vary, depending on the complexity of the surgery, but typically ranges from several weeks to months.
Is the surgery painful?
Effective pain management is a critical aspect of our post-operative care. We utilize advanced pain control techniques to ensure that our patients experience minimal discomfort throughout their recovery.
Are there any risks associated with craniofacial surgery?
As with any surgical procedure, craniofacial surgery carries some risks, which may include infection, bleeding, or reactions to anesthesia. However, Dr. Bradley’s approach emphasizes patient safety and risk minimization, and all potential risks will be thoroughly discussed during your consultation.
What should I do to prepare for craniofacial surgery?
Preparation for craniofacial surgery involves several steps, including undergoing a comprehensive medical evaluation, discussing your medication and supplement regimen, and quitting smoking if applicable.
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