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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May 01-31

VBF International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks

  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM

Join us for the VBF International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks in May! We are the 1 in 10 born with a vascular birthmark. …

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May 03

VBF Facebook Live with Dr. Ana M. Duarte

  • 12:00 PM—1:00 PM
  • Facebook Business Page

Join us for our next VBF Facebook Live Event! Get your questions answered in real time on Facebook by our VBF Expert Ana Duarte, MD, FAAD,…

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May 04

Annual Vascular Birthmarks Meeting in Miami

  • 9:00 AM—5:00 PM
  • Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

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

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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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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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