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

Feb 22

Purple Polka Dot Kid’s Night

  • 4:30 PM—10:00 PM

Join Jody, John, Meghana, Serena, and the Purple Polka Dot Team for KIDS NIGHT @ Metro Jets Hockey in Michigan! The Purple Polka Dot Team…

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Feb 26

VBF Facebook Live with Dr. Stavros Tombris

  • 11:00 AM—12:00 PM
  • Facebook Business Page

  Join us for our next VBF Facebook Live Event! Get your questions answered in real time on Facebook by world-renowned Expert Dr. Stavros Tombris,…

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Apr 25

1st Annual Purple Polka Dot Race – Cincinnati

  • 7:00 AM—12:30 PM
  • Voice of America Metropark

We are THRILLED to announce that Stephanie, Hannah, and their family are hosting the Purple Polka Dot Race - Cincy on April 25 in West…

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Next on VBF Facebook Live: Dr. Stavros Tombris on February 26th, 2020!

Join us for our next Facebook Live event with Dr. Linda, PhD and Dr. Stavros Tombris, MD, PhD, DDS, on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020!
 
Topic: Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Birthmarks
 
Don’t miss out on your chance to have your questions answered!
 
 

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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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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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