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

Nov 16

Open House Lunch & Learn with the Vanderbilt Multidisciplinary Vascular Anomalies Team

  • 10:00 AM—2:00 PM
  • Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Lunch & Learn Opportunity Join the the Vanderbilt Multidisciplinary Vascular Anomalies Team for an Open House: Lunch and Learn. This is  a FREE EVENT for…

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Nov 21

Fashion Show Fundraiser

  • 6:30 PM—10:30 PM
  • The Terrace

  Join Ashley for the Third Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser to benefit VBF & AVM research To benefit the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation and support research, education,…

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Nov 29

VBF Facebook Live: Dr. Anne Comi

  • 1:00 PM—2:00 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 Sturge Weber Syndrome Expert! Join Dr.…

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Dr. Anne M. Comi, Sturge-Weber Syndrome Expert

Join Dr. Linda and Dr. Anne M. Comi, world-renowned expert on Sturge-Weber Syndrome and Port-Wine Birthmarks, for our next VBF Facebook Live Event!

Ask Dr. Comi your questions about: What you should know about the relationship between SWS and PWS birthmarks LIVE on Facebook from anywhere in the world.

Tune in for our Black Friday Special Event on: Friday, November 29 at 1 PM EST @VBFFacebook.

 

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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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VBF Vascular Birthmarks Awareness Video VBF is raising awareness about vascular birthmarks, anomalies, and related syndromes with a "Spotlight On" program that airs nationally on…

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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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