Faizi A. Siddiqi, MD

Surgery - Associate Professor (Clinical)

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, having performed more than 150 operations. He is on the Craniofacial Panel at Primary Children's Medical Center with, significant portion of his practice is devoted to Cleft surgery.

Dr. Faizi Siddiqi received his MD degree from The State University of New York at Stony Brook.

After completing his training in Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University, he spent an additional year as a fellow in Craniofacial Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania where he received excellent traing in treating children with complex craniofacial and cleft anomalies. Dr. Siddiqi is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. As Chief of Craniofacial/Pediatric Plastic Surgery, he is actively involved in resident and medical student education and is the surgical director of annual Cleft missions to Guatamala. Dr. Siddiqi's research interests and published articles are focused on Cleft and Craniosynostosis anomalies and has 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

Glasgow TS, Siddiqi F, Hoff C, Young PC.
Deformational plagiocephaly: development of an objective measure and determination of its prevalence in primary care.
J Craniofac Surg. 2007;18(1):85-92. PubMed abstract