Dr. Pushkar Waknis

Cleft lip and palate surgery in Pune

Babies born with clefts are treated FREE OF COST at two centres, Saishree Hospital, Aundh and the other is Vishwaraj Hospital, Loni. These centres are run by the DCKH ( German Childrens Cleft Foundation ) The protocol followed is as follows
  • Cleft Lip Repair - 4 months age/ 5kg weight of baby
  • Cleft Palate repair - 10-15 months of age
  • Speech therapy
  • Dental Review
  • Orthodontic Consultation 7-8 years of age
  • Secondary Alveolar Cleft Grafting 8-11 years of age
  • Orthodontic Treatment
  • Distraction Osteogenesis 12-15 years if required
  • Orthognathic Surgery 18-25 years
  • Rhinoplasty and Lip Revision 18-25 years