Vascular Anomalies Clinic

The Vascular Anomalies Clinic at Children’s Hospital evaluates and treats children and young adults with vascular anomalies and tumors, including hemangiomas, other vascular malformations, vascular syndromes and unknown lesions.

Appointments are available every second Wednesday afternoon of each month in the Hematology-Oncology Clinic, Doctors Office tower, 6th Floor at Children's Hospital. More urgent appointments are available with individual physicians based on your child’s needs.

Our program coordinator, Youstina Botros, serves as a single point of contact between you and our providers to ensure your child receives individualized, quality care. If you have questions about our program call (615) 936-4541 or fax (615) 875-0101.

To request an appointment or refer a patient, complete our patient referral form.

Conditions We Treat

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    Capillary malformation (sometimes called port wine stain)
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    Venous malformation
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    Combined vascular malformations or lesions
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    Angiosarcoma
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    Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
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    Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)

Meet Your Care Team

Your complete care team includes Nicole Bynum, Program Coordinator; and Laura Amann, LPN, Clinic Nurse.

Alexandra J. Borst
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Alexandra J. BorstMD

    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Sharon E. Albers
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Sharon E. AlbersMD

    Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology
Christopher M. Baron

Christopher M. BaronMD

    Pediatric Radiology, Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Melissa E. Danko
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Melissa E. DankoMD

    Pediatric Surgery
Darrel L. Ellis
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4.9

Darrel L. EllisMD

    Dermatology, Melanoma, Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Michael S. Golinko
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4.7

Michael S. GolinkoBS, MD

    Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Why Choose Care for Vascular Anomalies at Children's Hospital

  • Exclusive care

    Vanderbilt offers the only multidisciplinary vascular malformations clinic in Middle Tennessee. We discuss your child's case in a round-table setting. Each provider creates an individualized treatment plan. Our therapy options include state-of-the-art medications, sclerotherapy, laser treatments and open surgical procedures. We also offer genetic testing and supportive care, including physical and occupational therapy, compression garments and access to a certified lymphedema specialist.

  • Collaborative care

    Our team includes specialists from Hematology, Dermatology, Genetics, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, General Surgery and Cardiology.

  • Experienced care

    Our medical professionals and family support team members have experience and special interest in caring for children and young adults with vascular malformations. We work closely with family to determine the best treatment options and approach.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments, and services including:

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