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About University Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery/Rush Craniofacial Center
Due to construction work related to Rush’s new cancer and neurosciences building, some lanes will be closed on Ashland Avenue near Harrison Street, as well as Congress Parkway. Please avoid Ashland Avenue and Congress Parkway and allow extra time. To learn more about alternative routes to reach Rush destinations on Harrison Street, including the main parking garage and Professional Building, please visit this web page.
The Rush Craniofacial Center is a multidisciplinary craniomaxillofacial center with an internationally recognized faculty. The center offers state-of-the-art care for patients with congenital and acquired craniomaxillofacial disorders. Common diagnoses for patients include cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, jaw and dental disorders, malocclusion, functional speech disorders, ear anomalies, nasal and airway problems, vascular malformations, acute and chronic traumatic facial injuries, and tumors of the head and neck.
Under the leadership of Dr. Christina Tragos and Dr. Alvaro Figueroa, co-directors of the Rush Craniofacial Center, we specialize in the treatment of complex craniofacial conditions. Complicated patients are evaluated and managed by a multidisciplinary team for diagnosis and long-term care for children with craniofacial anomalies. The most comprehensive center in the Chicagoland area, the Rush University Craniofacial Center, includes a craniofacial orthodontist, craniofacial plastic surgeon, pediatric otolaryngologist, speech pathologist, audiologist, neurosurgeon, geneticist, ophthalmologist, pediatrician, pediatric anesthesiologist, social worker, psychologist and others as required.