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

Feb 28

VBF Facebook LIVE with Leslie M.W. Graff, MS, CCLS

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

Join Dr. Linda and Ms. Leslie M.W. Graff for the next VBF Facebook Live session on the Psychological Impact of a Vascular Birthmarks on Thursday, February 28,…

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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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May 15

VBF Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks

  • 12:00 AM—11:59 PM

The VBF International Month of Awareness for Vascular Birthmarks is in May and the VBF Day of Awareness is on May 15, marked by Congressional…

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Register for the VBF iTEAM Greece Conference

June 7-8, 2019

Join the VBF iTEAM in Athens, Greece for the International Congress on Vascular Anomalies, hosted by VBF and the European Vascular Anomalies Clinic. Families can register for FREE, and receive free laser treatment, clinic appointments, and support from our International Team of Experts.

Learn more about the VBF iTEAM Greece Conference, or Register Here.

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These two interviews were done by Telemundo New York Chanel 47 and by UNIVISION Chanel 41, New York, of an AVM story of a Child,…

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VBF Announces Call for Applications for its 2019 Scholarship Program The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation is excited to launch the CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for our 2019 Scholarship Program.…

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Dr. Colletti, VBF Europe Co-Medical Director, educated medical students regarding vascular Birthmarks in Milan, Italy. This is the first time medical students have had a…

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