Professor (Clinical) - Plastic Surgery

Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113


Faizi Siddiqi MD FACS is a board certified plastic surgeon (American Board of Plastic Surgery) specializing in treating children born with craniofacial anomalies, such as cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, craniofacial syndromes, jaw anomalies, congenital nevi, vascular malformations, and post-traumatic reconstruction. He has expertise with endoscopic-assisted craniectomy to treat craniosynostosis and has performed more than 150 operations. He is on the Craniofacial Panel at Primary Children's Medical Center. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to cleft surgery.

As Chief of Craniofacial/Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Dr. Siddiqui is actively involved in resident and medical student education and is the surgical director of annual cleft missions to Guatemala. Dr. Siddiqi's research interests are focused on cleft and craniosynostosis anomalies His published articles have been presented at national and international meetings.

Selected Bibliography:

Gociman B, Blagg R, Agko M, Goodwin I, Kestle JR, Siddiqi F.
The metopic angle: a novel assessment tool of the trigonocephalic frontal deformity and its correction.
J Craniofac Surg. 2014;25(6):2101-4. PubMed abstract

Gociman B, Agko M, Blagg R, Garlick J, Kestle JR, Siddiqi F.
Endoscopic-assisted correction of metopic synostosis.
J Craniofac Surg. 2013;24(3):763-8. PubMed abstract

Gociman B, Marengo J, Ying J, Kestle JR, Siddiqi F.
Minimally invasive strip craniectomy for sagittal synostosis.
J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23(3):825-8. PubMed abstract

Sharma J, Tuncer FB, Gociman B, Siddiqi F.
Use of Bone Morphogenetic Protein in Pediatric Cranioplasty With Pre- and Postoperative Radiation Therapy.
J Craniofac Surg. 2019;30(7):e677-e679. PubMed abstract