The members of the UC Davis Cleft and Craniofacial Team believe that coordinated care - treatment which combines the efforts of many specialists - is the best way to treat your child's condition. We have helped thousands of children since the Cleft and Craniofacial Program began in 1973.

Core Team

Dr. Craig Senders - Cleft and Craniofacial Team Director

Pediatric Otolaryngology
Cleft & Craniofacial Program Co-Director

Dr. Travis T. Tollefson - Cleft and Craniofacial Team

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Cleft & Craniofacial Program Co-Director

Christy Roth, MS, CCC-SLP - Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Christy Roth, MS, CCC-SLP
Cleft & Craniofacial Program Coordinator

Madelena Martin, MD - Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Pediatric Geneticist

Adebola Olarewaju, MSN, PNP - Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Adebola Olarewaju, MSN, PNP
Nurse Practitioner

Audrey Bracchi, AuD, F-AAA - Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Audrey Bracchi, AuD, F-AAA

Samantha McKinney, AuD, F-AAA - Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Samantha McKinney, AuD, F-AAA

Chuen Chie Chiang, DDS - Cleft and Craniofacial Program

Chuen Chie Chiang, DDS

Volunteer Clinical Faculty

Oromaxillofacial Surgeons

Voltaire Sambajon, MD, DDS
J. Alex Tomaich, MD, DDS


Douglas Jaul, DDS
Robert Kelleher, DDS
Linda Sheridan, DDS
Waleed Soliman, DDS
Christian Solem, DMD, MS
Peter Worth, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

David Crippen, DDS

Speech-Language Pathologist

Heather Thompson, PhD, CCC-SLP

Contact us for cleft referrals and scheduling:

916-734-2452 |