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Craniofacial service: paediatric

Published on 25 June 2021

The Scottish national craniofacial service is for children and young people up to the age of 16. The service is based at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.

What is the craniofacial service?

The service treats paediatric patients from across Scotland with a craniofacial condition resulting from a:

  • congenital disease
  • tumour or
  • trauma

The service provides:

  • multidisciplinary diagnosis
  • surgery and ongoing care for all syndromic and non-syndromic craniofacial cases that affect both the floor of the skull and the bones and tissue of the face

The aim of the service is to improve the quality of life and function.

Further information is available on the Headlines Craniofacial Support website.

Lead clinician

Dr David Koppel, Consultant Surgeon


Royal Hospital for Children
1345 Govan Road
G51 4TF

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