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The Vascular Birthmarks and Malformations Diagnostic and Treatment Center (VBMDTC):

  • offers the latest diagnostic and treatment approaches, some of which were pioneered by the center's staff
  • provides comprehensive consultation services to physicians and families worldwide, including referrals to local medical centers and physicians, when appropriate
  • conducts an active program of basic and clinical research aimed at improving the care of all children with these disorders
  • provides the latest information about vascular anomalies through scientific articles, books, lectures, and one-on-one consultation with physicians and families
  • supports a fellowship in vascular anomalies, the only such program in the world, to train the next generation of physicians to carry on its mission.

An Interdisciplinary Team

The Vascular Birthmark and Malformations Diagnostic and Treatment Center (VBMDTC) is composed of a unique interdisciplinary team of physicians, representing multiple departments, who have developed sub-sub specialization in the field of vascular birthmarks and malformations. Many of these physicians are internationally renowned for their expertise and innovative contributions to this highly specialized field. All physicians hold faculty appointments at University of California, representing the following specialties:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • General surgery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Plastic surgery