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Vascular Anomalies Centers

Vascular Anomalies Programs

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Birthmarks & Vascular Anomalies Center
Location: Milwaukee, WI​

  • Beth Drolet, MD*, Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Boston Children’s Hospital  - Vascular Anomalies Center
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

  • Denise Adams, MD*, Co-Director of the Vascular Anomalies Center (VAC) and Member of faculty at Harvard Medical School

  • Darren Orbach, MD, PhD,* Co-Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center, Division Chief, Interventional & Neurointerventional Radiology, Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School


University of California San Francisco: Birthmarks & Vascular Anomalies Center and Benioff Children’s Hospital - Pediatric Brain Center

Location: San Francisco, CA

  • Ilona J. Frieden, MD*, Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco

  • Christine Fox, MD*, Pediatric Stroke Neurologist, Board Certified in both Vascular Neurology and Neurology, with added qualifications in Child Neurology 

  • Heather Fullerton, MD,* Chief of Child Neurology at UCSF's Department of Neurology, and director of Pediatric Brain Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

  • Christopher P. Hess, MD, PhD*, Associate Professor & Associate Chair, Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco


Columbia University Medical Center – Vascular Anomalies Clinic

Location: New York, NY

  • Maria Garzon, MD*, Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Center

The Hospital for Sick Children / University of Toronto
Location: Toronto, Canada

  • Elena Pope, MD, MSc, FRCPC*, Dept of Paediatric Dermatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

​The PHACE Syndrome Program at Stanford

Location: Standford California

  • Dawn Siegel, MD*, PHACE Syndrome Program Director, and is board certified in pediatric dermatology.

Other Vascular Anomalies Programs and Physicians

University of Wisconsin's Department of Dermatology

Location: Madison, WI

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Vascular Anomalies Clinic

Location: Atlanta, GA

  • C. Matthew Hawkins, MD, Board-certified interventional radiologist and director of the Vascular Anomalies Clinic


Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health – Vascular Anomalies Program

Location: Indianapolis, IN

  • Anita Haggstrom, MD

Texas Children's Hospital

Location: Houston, TX         

Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Vascular Anomalies Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH

Location: Columbus, OH

  • Ibrahim Khansa, MD, Clinical Director

  • Anna Lillis, MD, PhD, Clinical Director

*Denotes a physician on the PHACE Syndrome Community Medical Advisory Board

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