Volunteer Medical Advisors

Volunteer Medical Advisors

Dr. J. Stuart Nelson - Honorary Medical Chairman for VBF/SWSC-Canada, and Medical Advisory Board for SWSC/U.S.
Dr. J. Stuart Nelson is Associate Director of the Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, and Professor of Surgery, Dermatology and Biomedical Engineering, University of California-Irvine.

Dr. Milton Waner, Honorary Medical Chairman, SWSC/U.S.
Dr. Waner is an internationally recognized authority on hemangiomas and vascular malformations. He is currently Co-Director of the Vascular and Birthmarks Institute of New York at Roosevelt Hospital.

Dr. Martin Mihm, Honorary Research Chairman
Dr. Mihm founded the Albany Medical Center Vascular Anomalies Program and the Massachusetts General Hospital Vascular Anomalies Program. He is the Director at both clinics. Dr. Mihm is responsible for having the World Health Organization Rare Tumor Institute classify a hemangioma as a “rare tumor.” He is Professor, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, Massachusetts and is the leading Pathologist in the country studying vascular anomalies. He is also Co-Director of the WHO melanoma pathology and is the Director of the Vascular Tumors Research Team and the Scientific Advisory Committee.



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