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 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

Jul 01

VBF Facebook Live with Dr. Robert Rosen

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

Get your questions answered LIVE during our next VBF Facebook Live Event! Join our VBF President & Founder, Dr. Linda, and Dr. Robert Rosen, Interventional…

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Jul 22

9th Annual Frank Catalanotto Foundation Golf Classic

  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM
  • Huntington Crescent Club + Indian Hills Country Club

Join the Frank Catalanotto Foundation for the 9th Annual Frank Catalanotto Foundation Golf Classic This year, there will be two great golf courses, two great…

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Aug 11

4th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race and Family Fun Run

  • 7:30 AM—5:00 PM
  • Stony Creek Metropark

4th Annual Purple Polka Dot Race and Family Fun Run August 11, 2019 Eastwood Beach at Stony Creek Metropark in Shelby Township, Michigan Link to Register: https://purplepolkadotrace.com/race/ The 4th…

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Dr. Robert Rosen

For the first time ever, join Dr. Linda and Dr. Robert Rosen for our next VBF Facebook Live Session on the Diagnosis and Management of Extremity and Internal Lesions including KTS, VM, LM, AVM and associated syndromes. Dr. Rosen is a world-renowned interventional radiologist and endovascular surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital. Don’t miss this opportunity to ASK THE VBF EXPERT!

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IT'S HERE! May 15 is our VBF International Day of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks! With your help, we can reach every corner of the world…

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We are the 1 in 10 born with a vascular birthmark.  With your help, we can reach every corner of the world this May with…

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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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VBF Global Ambassador Monthly Newsletter June 2019 A monthly update from VBF Global Ambassador Scott Cupples on happenings within the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation’s Global Ambassador…

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