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

Thank you for visiting the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

We are an international charitable organization that networks families affected by a vascular birthmark, tumor, or syndrome to the appropriate medical professionals for evaluation and/or treatment, provides informational resources as well as sponsors physician education,  mobilizes medical missions trips, and supports research and programs that promote acceptance for individuals with birthmarks.

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Here you will find information and resources for patients and families affected by hemangioma, port wine stain, arteriovenous malformation, capillary malformation, lymphatic malformation, Sturge-Weber syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, and any other type of vascular birthmark and syndrome.

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Upcoming Events

Nov 23

VBF Facebook LIVE with Dr. Anne Comi and Dr. Linda

  • 2:00 PM—3:00 PM
  • Facebook Business Page

Join Dr. Linda and Dr. Anne Comi for our next VBF Facebook Live session on the topic: What's New in the Diagnosis and Treatment of…

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Dec 06

VBF Facebook LIVE with Dr. J. Stuart Nelson and Dr. Linda

  • 5:00 PM—6:00 PM
  • Facebook Business Page

Join Dr. Linda and Dr. J. Stuart Nelson for the next VBF Facebook Live session on the Laser Treatment of Vascular Birthmarks on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at…

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May 03-04

VBF Miami Conference

  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM
  • Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Join us for the 2nd Annual VBF Satellite Conference in Miami, Florida. Dr. Ana Duarte and her team at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital are sponsoring…

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VBF Facebook Live with Dr. Linda

View our latest VBF Facebook Live session with Dr. Linda, guest expert Dr. Roy Geronemus and special guest Scott Cupples. You can also catch up on past Facebook Live sessions with other VBF Experts.


Click here to view our VBF Facebook Live video archive.

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Allie Kestner & Family raised almost $3,000 during their first-ever VBF in Buffalo fundraising event in honor of her daughter Lola, who was born with…

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VBF proudly hosted our 18th Annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference and Clinic in New York City on October 6, 2018. Nearly 400 people attended the conference, making…

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The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation would like to thank John and Jody Lee, organizers of the 2nd annual Purple Polka Dot 5k Walk/Run held on Sunday,…

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