The Vascular Anomalies & Malformations Program (VAMP) is a prominent national and international referral center focused on the management of all types of vascular anomalies, including hemangiomas and vascular malformations. Our world-class doctors represent a diverse range of specialties, from dermatology to vascular surgery to genetics. They work together to provide the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art, integrated diagnostic and therapeutic services, and individualized care plans for each patient.
Vascular anomaly refers to blood vessel abnormalities that can be found throughout the human body, in the large arteries and veins and the smallest capillaries, as well as in the lymphatic channels that carry fluid outside of the blood vessels. At Yale Medicine, we have one of only a handful of centers in the country that uses the latest knowledge and resources to treat not only simple problems (involving only one type of vessel), but also the most complex cases (involving combinations of different types of blood vessels).
Many of our patients come to us after receiving confusing or conflicting information regarding their particular vascular condition. We aim to educate our patients and their families, and to provide a realistic expectation of the course of their disease, as well as a reasonable idea of what they can expect from treatment. Our specialists will determine the safest, most appropriate treatment plan with the best balance of risks and benefits for them.