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Old 05-25-2012, 02:49 AM
kstar kstar is offline
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Default 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.
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Old 05-25-2012, 01:05 PM
missy missy is offline
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Hi and welcome!

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

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Old 06-06-2012, 07:46 PM
SJudd SJudd is offline
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Default 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:

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Old 06-19-2012, 04:08 AM
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I too highly recommend Dr. Shiels. He is my daughters Dr.
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