Craniofacial Program

The Penn St Hershey Craniofacial Clinic is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of specialty trained Plastic Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Ophthalmologists and Geneticists working together to care for your child. Our team will provide you with excellent comprehensive care from the time of diagnosis through the long-term management as needed. In addition, we work closely with a number of pediatric specialists at the medical center whose expertise may be needed in your case, including Diagnostic Radiology, ENT, Neurology, Oculoplastic Surgery, Occupational/Physical Therapy and Orthotics. Our services include both surgical and non-surgical care of children with congenital or acquired conditions.

Penn State Hershey Craniofacial Clinic Physicians
Mark S. Dias, MDCo-Director, Neurosurgery
Thomas D. Samson, MDCo-Director, Plastic Surgery
Mark R. Iantosca, MDNeurosurgery
Roger L. Ladda, M.D.Genetics
Donald R. Mackay, MDPlastic Surgery
Joel Weinstein, MDPediatric Ophthalmology


Many of the conditions that the team treats can be found below:

  • Craniosynsotosis
    • Metopic, Sagital, Unicoronal/Bicoronal, Lambdoid 
  • Positional plagiocephaly
  • Craniofacial Syndromes
  • Hemifacial Microsomia/Goldenhar’s Syndrome
  • Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune Albright Syndrome 
  • Nasal Dermoids 
  • Encephaloceles 
  • Hypertelorism  
  • Traumatic Facial Deformities