Professor S Berkowitz DDS MS FICD

Professor S Berkowitz DDS MS FICD was Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery and Co-Director of the Craniofacial Anomalies Program at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Previously Director of Craniofacial Program, University of Miami School of Medicine (1990-1994); Craniofacial Anomalies Lecturer and Adjunct Professor - Orthodontics, University of Illinois College of Dentistry and Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Past President, American Cleft Palate Association Educational Foundation and Florida Cleft Palate Association. Honoree - Edward Angle Society of Orthodontics. Honoree - First International Cleft Palate Association.

He has published widely in the dental, medical, and cleft lip/palate literature. Dr. Berkowitz is the author of Volume I and the editor of Volume II of Cleft Lip and Palate: Perspectives in Management; has co-authored a textbook with S. A. Wolfe, M.D., entitled Plastic Surgery of the Facial Skeleton; and has written The Cleft Palate Story for parents of children with cleft lip/palate. Dr. Berkowitz is a speaker on cleft lip/palate topics and has presented many workshops and seminars in the United States and abroad.

His research interest focuses on improving treatment planning for cleft lip and/or palate and other craniofacial anomalies. Currently, Dr. Berkowitz is Project Director of a program that is studying the long-term effects of various treatment procedures on palatal and facial development.


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