We believe our team meets the highest standards of excellence and is approved by the American Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Association. The core surgeons consists of Dr Spiros Lazarou, Plastic & Craniomaxillofacial Surgeon, Johns Hopkins University graduated, Professors Vasilios Zerris, Harvard University and Gerhardt Friehs, University of Minnesota, Neurosurgeons and Dr Neofytos Demetriades, Tufts Medical Center Boston, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. Additionally, Kostas Papakostas, ENT, specialised entirely abroad for 12 years and specifically in New York, (USA), Liverpool and Cardiff (UK). Professor Ilias Papathanasiou, Speech Pathology, University College London, Professor George Kanavakis and Bettina Kalliris, orthodontists, Dr Maria Psomas, Anesthesiologist, University of Minnesota and began her career at Mayo Clinic. There is a wider circle of colleagues that include swallowing, prosthodontist, pediatric dentist experts. The team has a total of over 300 publications and 10 books between them.