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

Apr 18

VBF Facebook Live with Dr. Milton Waner

  • 5:00 PM—6:00 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 MILTON WANER, MD, BCH,…

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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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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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Next on VBF Facebook Live:

Expert: Dr. Milton Waner, MD, BCH, FCS (SA)

Join Dr. Linda for the next VBF Facebook Live with world-renowned Expert Dr. Milton Waner of the Vascular Birthmarks Institute at the Lenox Hill Hospital.

Dr. Waner is a pediatric facial plastic surgeon with global recognition as an expert in hemangiomas and vascular malformations.

Get your questions answered by the VBF Expert.

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