Craniofacial defects represent a broad spectrum of disease that range from the simple and straightforward to some of the most complex and potentially life threatening illnesses. As one of the most experienced craniofacial surgeons in Southern California, and with extensive experience in international health and global health initiatives, Dr. Jarrahy is a recognized expert in the management of patients with craniofacial anomalies. In these pages you will find summaries and examples of some of the more common diagnoses we encounter, as well as some resources for patients and their families.