Our Cleft & Craniofacial Clinic Team


Cleft Nurse / Care Coordination

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Karla Olesen, BSN, RN, PHN, LDA

Nurse Coordinator
Office Phone

Pediatric Otolaryngologist (ENT) / Facial Plastics

Luke Jakubowski, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngologist (ENT)/Facial Plastics

Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery

Ruth Jo Barta, MD

Craniofacial Plastic Surgeon


Amy Tasca, DDS, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

John Beyer, DDS, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

Cheryl Anderson-Cermin, DDS, MS

Craniofacial Orthodontist


Mackensie McBeain, DDS

Pediatric Dentist
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James Nickman, DDS, MS

Pediatric Dentist

Oral Surgery

Robert A. Nadeau, DDS, MD

Division and Residency Director for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Speech and Language Pathology

Anna Thurmes Barigayomwe, PhD, MA, CCC-SLP

Clinical Assistant Professor
Office Phone

Janet Jacobs, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist


Pediatric Neurosurgery

Carolina Sandoval Garcia, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Daniel J. Guillaume MD, MS

Professor and Director of Quality and Safety

Leah Kann RN, CPNP

Registered Nurse

Ophthalmology / Oculoplastics

Andrew R. Harrison MD

Associate Professor
Office Phone


Kelly King, PhD, LP

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

The Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic partners with a variety of experts

  • Child Life Specialists
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Family Marriage Therapy 
  • Genetics
  • Ophthalmology 
  • Radiology 
  • Social Work