Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Forum

Vascular Birthmarks Foundation Forum (
-   Lymphatic Malformations (also known as cystic hygroma and lymphangioma) (
-   -   Best Doc for Orbital Lymphangioma (

kstar 05-25-2012 02:49 AM

Best Doc for Orbital Lymphangioma
I am a newbie here. I am 43 years old with left orbital lymphangioma diagnosed at birth. I have had 28 surgeries as a child in NYC. I have been stable for 17 years, but now the tumor is active. I am looking for any advice on who the top docs are these days. I live in MA, but am willing to travel.

missy 05-25-2012 01:05 PM

Hi and welcome!

Go to and look for Aaron Fay. Write to him and see if he can either help you or direct you.


SJudd 06-06-2012 07:46 PM

Nationwide in Ohio
I highly recommend Dr. Shiels at Nationwide Children's hospital in Ohio. Even though you are an adult, this is considered a pediatric condition, so it can be treated there. He and his staff have a wonderful new procedure that can be done on an outpatient basis. This article is his:

Contact information:

jmills 06-19-2012 04:08 AM

I too highly recommend Dr. Shiels. He is my daughters Dr.

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:21 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.