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

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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 mission trips, and supports research and programs that promote acceptance for individuals with vascular birthmarks.

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

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Upcoming Events

Sep 25

VBF Facebook Live with Dr. Gregory Levitin

  • 5:00 PM—6:00 PM
  • The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Join us for our next VBF Facebook Live Event! Don't miss this opportunity to ask the VBF Vascular Birthmarks Expert! For the first time ever,…

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Oct 12

VBF Vascular Birthmarks Conference & Clinic

  • 7:30 AM—6:00 PM
  • Beckman Laser Institute

2019 Annual Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Vascular Birthmarks Conference and Clinic October 12, 2019 in Irvine, California with Dr. Martin C. Mihm, Jr. and Dr. J. Stuart…

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Oct 17-18

MagicalNewsLIVE: VBF Give Back Night 2019

  • 6:45 PM—12:00 AM

Raise Awareness with Nick @MagicalNewsLIVE Nick with MagicalNewsLIVE has announced the date for the 2nd Annual VBF Give Back Night! The fundraiser night will be…

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Ask the Vascular Birthmarks Expert: Dr. Gregory Levitin

Dr. Gregory Levitin, Director of the Vascular Birthmarks and Malformations Program of NYEE of Mt. Sinai, will join VBF President / Founder Dr. Linda, PhD to answer your questions about Vascular Birthmarks, Anomalies, and Syndromes: Treatment and Management Protocols LIVE from Facebook on September 25 at 5 PM EST.

Click to learn more and tune-in to ask your questions LIVE on Facebook @VascularBirthmarksFoundation.

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Maille's Mission Give2myVBF Page: Maille's Mission VBF Global Ambassador Maille has Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS). Today, she is a National Dance Champion and daring Aerialist, and has been…

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Join Ashley for the Third Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser To benefit the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation and Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM) Research You're Invited! Join us for…

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Presenting Dr. Linda's VBF Fact of the Week! Learn from our new VBF weekly educational series with VBF President & Founder Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD.…

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