The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

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Join us for the VBF International Team Conference in Athens, Greece

The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation iTEAM will be in Athens, Greece on June 7-8, 2019 for our Annual VBF International Conference. VBF’s team of medical experts will travel to Greece to educate physicians worldwide and to provide free clinical services to patients, including FREE LASER TREATMENT, dental exams, and psychotherapy support for children and adults living with a vascular birthmark.

Families can find out more below, or register here. A link for medical professionals to register will be added shortly.

Information for Patients & Families

Family Registration


  • Location: Athens, Greece, the Royal Olympic Hotel
  • Dates: Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th, 2019
  • Conference Co-Presidents: Dr. Stavros Tombris (Greece) and Barr Linton, Esq. (VBF/USA)
  • Conference Coordinator: Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD (VBF)

Overview of Events

The VBF iTEAM Greece Conference will be two full days in Athens, Greece. Both vascular birthmark families and patients, as well as physicians, are welcome to attend. Families may register & receive services for FREE.

Day 1: Medical Lectures

Day 1 of the Conference on June 7th will consist of educational lectures for medical professionals given by world-renowned vascular anomalies experts on the latest in research and treatment. While the talks will be scientific in nature and geared towards medical professionals, registered families are also welcome to attend. If you plan on attending the lectures, please make childcare arrangements independently and note on your registration form that you will be attending the lectures.

Day 2: Faculty Think Tank + Patient Clinic with FREE LASER Treatment

Day 2 of the Conference on June 8th will begin with a private “Think Tank” discussion for medical professionals during the morning session, which will encourage physicians to exchange ideas on the latest in research and treatment in the field.

Registered families & patients are invited to attend the afternoon clinic sessions on Day 2. Patients and families will be scheduled for individual clinical appointments with our international experts. Dr. Linda will assign each patient to the appropriate team as needed.

The afternoon Patient clinic on Day 2 will also offer FREE LASER TREATMENT to those eligible, as well as psychotherapy support for families and individuals. A free dental exam may also be offered for any patient that has a port wine stain or vascular birthmark in the teeth or gums area.

We look forward to welcoming you to our VBF iTEAM Conference in Greece. Families can use the link below to register, or contact us for more information.

Draft Itinerary (subject to change)


June 7 @ 7:00 am
June 8 @ 6:30 pm
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Royal Olympic Hotel
Athanasiou Diakou 28
Athens, 11743 Greece
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