Clinical Program

The Vascular Anomaly Program provides a multi-disciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with a wide variety of vascular conditions including:

Vascular Tumors both benign and malignant

  • Congenital and Infantile Hemangiomas
  • Kaposiform Hemangioendotheliomas
  • Tufted Angiomas

Vascular malformations

  • Venous Malformations
  • Lymphatic Malformation
  • Capillary Malformations

Other Complex Vascular Conditions

  • PROS (Klippel Trenaunay, CLOVES, M-CAM)
  • PHACE Syndrome


Within our program, we offer medical and non-medical treatments.

Medical therapies – Timolol, Propranolol, Sirolimus, Alpelisib


Laser Therapy

Surgical Resection

Meet Our Team

Melissa Frei-Jones, MD MSCI – Pediatric Hematology

Mario Ruiz, MD – Interventional Radiology

Naydine Haykal, MD – Pediatric ENT

Erica Sher, MD – Pediatric ENT

Rachel Giese, MD – Adult ENT

Other Specialists Available

  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery


University Hospital – Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Clinic: 210-743-2300

Fax: 210-702-6012

Referral Fax: 210-702-4228