Did you know?… Dr Shanna Spring, who is fellowship trained from UCSF in vascular anomalies and Pediatric Dermatology, is Ottawa’s pediatric vascular dermatology specialist? She spends her time between CHEO, and her general dermatology clinics, and Laserderm/Victoria Park Ottawa. She continues to provide care to families with babies born with vascular anomalies such as Port Wine Stains, hemangiomas, venous malformations. Working in collaboration with plastic surgeons, radiologists and pediatricians in Ottawa’s multi-disciplinary vascular anomaly clinic, Dr. Spring is committed to raising awareness and finding solutions for patients with these types of birthmarks. Dr. Spring has been caring for many of our patients in general and laser dermatology at Laserderm, as well as continuing her very significant work in serving the pediatric and adult patient population with vascular birthmarks.
Children under the age of 18 in Ontario can have their Port Wine Stain birthmarks treated under OHIP insurance, adults are eligible for treatment of birthmarks that are on the face or neck only. Please call us for an appointment, or if you have a family physician, ask them to refer you for a consultation with Dr. Spring or one of our dermatologists.
Dr. Shanna Spring, MD, FRCPS, Dermatologist
WATCH A VIDEO OF PULSED DYE LASER TREATMENT-DR SPRING TREATING BABY WITH HEMANGIOMA, click here