Florida southeast cleft palate association organization

About Us

The Florida Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization that works to ensure that one day, all children in Florida with cleft lip, cleft palate, or other craniofacial anomalies will have access to state-of-the-art care. Learn more about who we are, what we hope to achieve, and how we do it.

FCPA Annual meeting 2024 Gaylord Palm Florida

FCPA 2024 Annual Meeting

Register now! The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Florida Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association will be held Saturday, June 22, 2024, at the 4-star, family-friendly Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida. View information about the program, speakers, venue, and more!

FCPA Membership

FCPA Membership

The Florida Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association is dedicated to supporting healthcare providers who serve Florida patients with cleft or craniofacial anomalies. Learn how being an FCPA member can further your career and help you network with colleagues. Remember to join by December 1, 2024!


Patient & Family Resources

You’ve come to the right place to learn about the valuable resources the FCPA provides for cleft patients, their families, and their caregivers, including a list of Florida-based ACPA-affiliated teams, Facebook and other social-media resources, scholarships, useful links, and more!

FCPA featured patient March 2024 Mila Rensing Florida

Featured Patient Mila Rensing

Our March 2024 Featured Patient is Mila Rensing. Born with a cleft lip and palate, Mila is currently a patient of the Nemours Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Team. An active 9-year-old with a passion for ghost hunting and a love for nature, she has plans for the future that are as spirited as her personality.

FCPA President Rottgers Wallender Award o

FCPA Leadership

The Florida Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association is led by officers President Brian Kellogg, MD; Vice President Raj Sawh-Martinez, MD; Secretary Chelsea Sommer, PhD, CCC-SLP; John Sarandria, MD; and Past-President Aaron Wallender, DDS, MD. Its Board of Directors meets monthly.