Birthmarks

The physicians at The Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York ® are experts in a wide variety of laser birthmark treatments. Many of our techniques are now being utilized throughout the world.  We treat patients of all ages including young infants.  We also treat a variety of vascular and pigmented birthmarks including Nevus of Ota, Nevus of Ito, Café au lait macules, Epidermal nevi, Blue Nevus, port wine stains, venous malformations, and hemangiomas.
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For more information on Vascular Birthmarks and Vascular Malformations, please visit the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation website, where Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., can be found as one of the leading local and international laser specialists.  You can also find information on the Roy G. Geronemus, MD, Humanitarian Scholarship that is awarded each year to applicants who are living with a vascular birthmark, tumor, or syndrome.

Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., using the pulsed dye laser and two balloons to demonstrate how lasers can selectively remove a target in a birthmark without injury to the surrounding or overlying skin

Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., and his Colleagues at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York Find Major Breakthrough In Treating Infants with a Port Wine Stain
Published in the prestigious JAMA Dermatology journal. Dramatic clearing or lightening was seen in the vast majority of babies without any scarring or pigmentary change.
Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Port-Wine Stains in Infancy Without the Need for General Anesthesia


Congratulations to Caleb Lyon, the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Roy G. Geronemus, Humanitarian Scholarship!
The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation awards this scholarship annually to students who, like Dr. Geronemus, have exhibited qualities such as caring, compassion, generosity and who have donated time and service to help others in need.


Changing Lives: How evidence-based medicine, energy-based devices, and a caring partnership helps change lives of patients in need. Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., together with the Vascular Birthmarks FoundationPresident Linda Rozell-Shannon, Ph.D., and other physicians who treat newborns with vascular birthmarks, are rallying behind a “Done by One” approach. 
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Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD of The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation and Roy G. Geronemus, M.D. discuss “Early Laser Treatment of Vascular Birthmarks”




  

"VBF is pleased to announce the inauguration of the Roy G. Geronemus, MD, Humanitarian Scholarship. This annual scholarship program honors Dr. Geronemus for his countless hours of charitable medical services for families affected by a vascular birthmark, tumor, or syndrome. In the spirit of his benevolent efforts, preference for this scholarship will be given to the student who, like Dr. Geronemus, has exhibited qualities such as caring, compassion, and generosity and who has donated time and service to help others in need"
. - Linda Rozell-Shannon PhD, Founder/President VBF
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Congratulations to Gabrielle Lane, the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Roy G. Geronemus Humanitarian Scholarship!
The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation awards this scholarship annually to students who, like Dr. Geronemus, have exhibited qualities such as caring, compassion, generosity and who have donated time and service to help others in need.
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2017 Humanitarian Scholarship Winner


Roy G. Geronemus, M.D., in collaboration with Linda Rozell-Shannon of the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation continue to pay it forward and give back to our Military.

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Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York Teams With Vascular Birthmarks Foundation to Pay It Forward For Veterans Day
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References

  • Landau JM, Vergilis-Kalner I, Goldberg LH, Geronemus RG, Friedman PM. "Treatment of Nevus of Ota in Fitzpatrick skin type VI with the 1064-nm QS Nd:YAG laser." Lasers Surg Med. 2011 Feb; 43(2):65-7.
  • Dinehart SM, Kincannon J, Geronemus R. "Hemangiomas: evolution and treatment." Dermatol Surg. 2001 May; 27(5): 475-85.
  • Waldorf HA, Kauvar AN, Geronemus RG. "Treatment of small and medium congenital nevi with the Q-switched ruby laser." Arch Dermatol. 1996 Mar; 132(3):301-4.
  • Geronemus RG. "Q-switched Ruby Laser Therapy of Nevus of Ota." Arch Dermatol. 1992 Dec; 128(12):1618-22.

 



Congratulations to Gabrielle Lane, the 2017 recipient of the Dr. Roy G. Geronemus Humanitarian Scholarship! The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation awards this scholarship annually to students who, like Dr. Geronemus, have exhibited qualities such as caring, compassion, generosity and who have donated time and service to help others in need.

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