Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common birth defects presenting to Plastic surgeons worldwide. A lot of research and advances have been made in the field, which aim at making these patients live a normal and healthy life.

Cleft lip surgery is very rewarding for the patient as well for the surgeon as it makes a huge difference in the facial appearance.

Dr. Nauman Ahmad Gill has done significant research in this field. His scholarly articles have been published in renowned Plastic Surgery Journals. His authored work has won many medals in the International meetings.

Cleft palate surgery helps in making a child speak properly. Although very demanding, this surgery reserves a special place in the society because the number of cleft lip and palate patients in the third world countries is quite high. Lack of resources makes it difficult for poor patients to get their children operated at the right time, so concerted efforts are still needed to help these patients make and look normal in the society.

Cleft lip and cleft palate