ALL DEFINITIONSHemifacial MicrosomiaDefinitionHemifacial microsomia is a congenital condition characterized by underdevelopment of one side of the face, affecting the ear, mouth, and jaw structures. It can result in facial asymmetry, hearing loss, and difficulties with speech and chewing.Related SpecialistsShowing 3 of 28Michael AlperovichMD, MScCosmetic Surgery, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Pediatric SurgeryErik WaldmanMDOtolaryngology Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, PediatricsAnna SzekelyMDNeurology, Genetics, Movement Disorders, Memory Disorders & Cognitive Neurology, Pediatric Genetics, Clinical GeneticsMore Related SpecialistsRelated DepartmentsCraniofacial ProgramWe provide coordinated management and comprehensive care for children with complex tumors, and congenital, traumatic, and vascular anomalies of the head and neck. We understand that living with a craniofacial defect can present children with challenges. We want to help each child meet and overcome those challenges by exploring what his or her condition means in day-to-day life. Our team includes plastic and reconstructive surgeons, pediatric craniofacial nurse practitioners, and care coordinators who work together to address each child’s needs in managing his or her craniofacial condition. We collaborate with primary care providers and a comprehensive range of multidisciplinary specialists to optimize the child’s health and provide parents with a comprehensive network for all of their child’s care.