The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation

Dr. Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD President and Founder

VBF Lang

Vascular Birthmark Foundation Holds 2021 VBF Conference and Super Clinic in New York City on October 8-9, 2021

Conference will serve patients from around the world with expertise from the top medical experts

The Vascular Birthmark Foundation (VBF) is pleased to announce the 2021 VBF Vascular Birthmarks / Anomalies Conference & Super Clinic at the Laser and Skin Surgery Center in New York, New York from Friday, Oct. 8 to Saturday, October 9, 2021. VBF will partner with Roy Geronemus, M.D.; Stuart Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.; Milton Waner, M.D.; Dr. Giacomo Colletti; Robert Rosen, D.O.; Anne Comi, M.D.; and Kamiab Delfanian, M.D. to provide individual appointments with a multidisciplinary team of expert specialists who provide an informal diagnosis and treatment plan to every individual and family.

“Our conference and clinic is the only one of its kind in the world offering virtual lectures from the top experts in the field on the latest research and treatment options,” says Linda Rozell-Shannon, Ph.D., president and founder of VBF. “The clinic serves individuals and families with any type of vascular birthmark, anomaly or syndrome including hemangiomas, port-wine stain birthmarks, lymphatic malformations, arteriovenous malformations, venous malformations, KTS, PHACES, CLOVES, CMTC, and Sturge-Weber Syndrome, among all others. We turn no patients or families away.”

Dr. Geronemus’s experienced team has enacted the latest COVID-19 protocols;  his office will be open only to VBF Conference attendees on Saturday. All attendees will be pre-screened, required to be masked, and social distancing guidelines as per CDC recommendations will be in place for safety. Applications will be accepted until October 6 to attend the conference. For more information on vascular birthmarks and the Laser and Skin Surgery Center: 

Comprehensive services offered at the 2021 VBF Vascular Birthmarks / Anomalies Conference & Clinic include: free consultations, free laser treatments,  free dental and orthodontic exams, informal diagnoses, informal treatment plans, psychotherapy sessions, insurance assistance, and access to digital lectures regarding the latest information for diagnosing and treating vascular birthmarks, anomalies and related syndromes. 

Medical experts donate their time to serve attendees with the latest treatment options and current research and offer clinic sessions for patients to receive an expert consultation. VBF offers attendees free access to all services, in addition to free lodging and parking, the only vascular birthmark clinic to offer this in the world. 

This is the 25th Vascular Birthmarks / Anomalies Conference & Clinic held in the United States; additionally, VBF has offered six Vascular Birthmarks / Anomalies Conference & Clinics internationally including Russia, India, Italy, Greece, and Israel.

For more information including applications to attend, visit: 

About the Vascular Birthmark Foundation
Dr. Linda Rozell Shannon (lovingly referred to as Dr. Linda) is the President and founder of the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF). She has her Ph.D. in Education, her Master of Science in Health Education, and has been a freelance writer and analyst for over 25 years. In 1994, after her daughter, Christine Mary Shannon, was diagnosed with a hemangioma, Dr. Linda began researching and writing information on vascular birthmarks, creating what is now known as VBF. Since its inception in 1994, VBF has successfully networked thousands of children and adults into treatment, sponsored significant research, educated physicians and affected family members about the diagnosis and treatment of vascular birthmarks, and established chapters all over the world.