Section craniofacial

Craniofacial Section

The section deals with congenital disorders of the cranio-maxillofacial skeleton. Its diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatment as well as its long-term prognosis. Tissue repair via autogenous bone or alloplastic bone substitutes as well as distraction osteogenesis are fields of investigation. Methods towards a more accurate surgical planning as well as a critical post-surgical review are frequent topics.

S.O.R.G. e.V. Europe


Alberto Bianchi

Vittorio Emanuele Hospital / University of Catania

Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery

Catania, Italy

Section members

Eric Arnaud

Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades

Dept. of Craniofacial and Pediatric Surgery

Paris, France

Michael Engel

University Hospital Heidelberg

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Heidelberg, Germany

Peter Kessler

Maastricht University Medical Center

Dept. of Cranio and Maxillofacial Surgery

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Bernd Lethaus

University Hospital Leipzig

Dept. of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery

Leipzig, Germany

S.O.R.G. North America


Ramon Ruiz

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Orlando, Florida, USA

Section members

G. E. Ghali

LSU Health Sciences Center – Shreveport

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Barry Steinberg

University of Florida, Jacksonville

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Paul Tiwana

Section Past Chairman

University of Oklahoma HSC Campus

Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

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