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Our Team

Meet the Little Baby Face Foundation Team

We’re fortunate to have an incredible team of volunteer surgeons and medical professionals to make a child’s dream a reality every single day.


Our Board members provide guidance, participate in fundraising initiatives, and support the organization in its vision and operations.

Thomas Romo III, M.D., Founder
Lauralouise Blatt, Co-Founder
Don P. Moriarty, President
Alan Mattone, Vice President
Lawrence E. May, Treasurer
Barbara Klippert, Esq., Secretary
James W. Gerard
Patricia Ardigo
Melanie R. Rupert, Esq., Pro Bono Counsel
Rachel Fleishman, Esq.


The surgeons of the Little Baby Face Foundation collectively represent more than 50 years of expertise in children’s facial reconstructive surgery.

Under the direction and supervision of Dr. Thomas Romo, the Little Baby Face Foundation works with a team of top medical experts in the field of pediatric facial deformities and paralysis.

Together, the team coordinates every child’s necessary procedures.

Constance Marian Chen, M.D., M.P.H. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Joseph A. Ciccio, Jr., D.D.S. Orthodontist
Ruben Cohen, D.D.S. Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Emanuela Corielli, D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry
Peter D. Costantino, M.D., F.A.C.S. Craniofacial Reconstruction
Theodore Diktaban, M.D.
Richard L. Elias, D.M.D., M.D. Oral and maxillofacial surgery
John Ho, M.D.
David Hoffman, D.D.S.
Len Horovitz, M.D. Pulmonary Internal Medicine
Bruce Katz, M.D.
Darius Kohan, M.D. Otologist/Neuro-Otologist
Gwen Korovin, M.D.
Oren Z. Lerman, M.D. Reconstructive Microsurgeon
Louise Levy, M.S. CCC-A Pediatric audiology
Joseph C. Licata, M.D. Pediatrics
Boaz J. Lissauer, M.D. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
William Louie, M.D. Neuroradiologist
John Lupovici, D.D.S. Reconstructive Dental Surgery
Homere Al Moutran, Jr., M.D.
Teresa O, M.D.
Sheldon Opperman, M.D. Anaesthesiologist
Joseph D. Osipow, D.D.S, P.C. Restorative Dentistry
Steven J. Pearlman, M.D., Facial Plastic Surgeon
Deborah Pilla, D.D.S. Pediatric dentist
Milan Ranka, M.D.
Sam Rizk, M.D., Facial Plastic Surgeon
Cameron Rokhsar, M.D.
Thomas Romo III, M.D. Medical Advisory Board Chair; Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Peter A. Rosa, D.D.S., M.D. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Robert Rosen, M.D.
David Rosenberg, M.D.
M. Zakir Sabry, M.D. Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Adam D. Schaffner, M.D., F.A.C.S. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
David Michael Shafer, M.D. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
David Slavit, M.D. Otolaryngologist
Mark Steele, M.D.
Fredrick A. Valauri, M.D. Plastic Surgery, Microsurgery
Milton Waner, M.D., F.C.S.
Stephen Warren, M.D.


Diane Romo

Our Generous Partners and Supporters

We would like to thank our partners and supporters from the bottom of our hearts.
Without the generous support and contributions from our partner and supporting organizations, the Little Baby Face Foundation would not be possible.

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