Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is one of the leading pediatric hospitals in the country when it comes to diagnosing, researching and treating birthmarks and vascular anomalies. Our program treats children and adults of all ages.

At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, we understand you want the best for your child, and that includes the best medical care available.

The Birthmarks and Vascular Anomalies Program represents a unique collaboration between Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

To best care for you and your family, we’ve built an internationally respected team of doctors and researchers who share a vision to provide outstanding care. Although we treat many children, we also diagnose and treat adults.

When you come to Children’s Hospital, you can expect:

  • One-stop, convenient care
    One benefit of coming to Children’s Hospital is the patient can see all of his or her physicians at each visit, reducing the number of visits.
    A team of specialists will work together to discuss all treatment options. This approach saves time and gives you peace of mind knowing that all of our specialists have come together to agree on a treatment plan. 
  • A team that works together for your child – and for you
    Vascular anomalies are complex and each case is unique. Our team includes medical, surgical and research experts who work together to develop a treatment plan that best addresses each patient’s condition.
  • Superior diagnostics capability
    Our team has access to the most up-to-date technology and a wide range of resources in research, pathology, radiology and many other specialties.
  • Cutting-edge research
    The vascular anomalies team is doing research on the causes of and potential cures for infantile hemangiomas. The research and work of our team has given several important clues to help us understand what causes infantile hemangiomas. We also have important new tools for diagnosing them.
    We use knowledge gained in the laboratory to care for infants with hemangiomas.
  • Highly specialized programs
    To provide focused expertise, we offer a Hemangioma of Infancy Program, a Laser Program and a Surgery Program.

Learn about our interventional radiology program.