Support & Advocacy Groups

A wealth of support for your child and family

Please note that the links below are outside sources.

The American Academy of Dermatology
930 N. Meacham Road, P.0. Box 4014
Schaumburg, IL 60168-4014
Phone: (847) 330-0230
Fax: (847) 330-0050
The American Academy of Pediatrics
National Headquarters
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
Phone: (847) 434-4000
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 433-9016
Fax: (847) 434-8000

Washington, DC Office
Department of Federal Affairs
601 13th Street, NW
Suite 400 North
Washington, DC 20005 USA
Phone: (202) 347-8600
Fax: (202) 393-6137


European Society for Pediatric Dermatology (ESPD)

The society promotes clinical care, interdisciplinary research, education, and training across Europe in the field of Pediatric Dermatology.

International Society of Pediatric Dermatology (ISPD)

Their focus is to advance education, research, and care for the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases in children world wide.

International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA)
UCSF, Dept of Dermatology
P.O. Box 0316
San Francisco, CA 94143-0316
Phone: (415) 353-7880
Fax: (415) 353-7850

The ISSVA facilitates clinical and scientific research in all fields both nationally and internationally to help further knowledge of vascular anomalies.

NOVA – National Organization of Vascular Anomalies
P.O. Box 8711-104
Six Forks Rd. PMB 126
Raleigh, NC 27615

The National Organization of Vascular Anomalies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals affected by hemangiomas & vascular malformations.

Society for Pediatric Dermatology
8365 Keystone Crossing, Suite 107
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: (317) 202-0224
Fax: (317) 205-9481

The Society for Pediatric Dermatology is the only national organization in the US dedicated to the field of Pediatric Dermatology. They promote, develop and advance education, research, and care of skin disease in all pediatric age groups.

The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation
P.O. Box l06
Latham, NY 12110-0106
Phone: (877) 823-4646

A nonprofit resource providing new and accurate information on the proper diagnosis and treatment of hemangiomas and vascular birthmarks.

Vascular Birthmark Institute NYC (VBI)

Milton Waner, MD, Aaron Fay, MD, Teresa O, MD
210 East 64th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 434-4050
Fax: (212) 434-4059

Francine Blei, MD
Roosevelt Hospital-10G
1000 Tenth Ave.
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 523-8931
Fax: (212) 636-3979


The institute, founded by CoDirectors, Drs. Milton Waner and Alejandro Berenstein, provides worldclass care in the diagnosis, treatment, management, and research of all vascular birthmarks.The doctors are renowned experts in the treatment of hemangiomas and vascular malformations.

Dermatology Times

Online journal featuring leading news and analysis for dermatologists.

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