Children's Hospital Colorado

Welcome to the Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic

Dr. Duncan Wilcox, Surgeon-in-Chief, performing surgery with other healthcare providers in the operating room

The Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic includes a multidisciplinary team of pediatric experts who provide patients with comprehensive care and insights from leading research.

We're recognized for outstanding outcomes and our team is endorsed by the American Cleft Palate Association.

Cleft lip and palate conditions we treat

Learn more about cleft lip and palate conditions and how our experts work together and with families to care for children.

Meet our specialists

Our program includes the largest team of specialized experts in the Rocky Mountain Region.

Experience Cleft Camp

Our dedicated team treats the whole child. Learn how we promote a sense of community with our camps.

Contact us

The cleft lip and palate team at Children’s Colorado welcomes your phone calls for questions and consultations. For more information, or to make an appointment, please use the following phone numbers:

For appointments or questions in the Denver-metro area, please call 720-777-2574.

For appointments or questions in the Colorado Springs area, please call 719-305-9575.

Cartoon image of a patient and doctor having a telehealth call.

Keeping you safe, wherever you are

We're here when you need us with the same safe, high-quality care we've always offered, even during the pandemic. Now, in many cases, you can get that care without even leaving home because we offer virtual visits across every one of our specialties.

See if telehealth is right for your child


Get to know our pediatric experts.

Kristen Lowe, DDS, MS

Kristen Lowe, DDS, MS


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Melissa Scholes, MD

Melissa Scholes, MD


Brooke French, MD

Brooke French, MD

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Maureen Andrews, MSN

Maureen Andrews, MSN


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