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For initial referrals to help families and referring health care providers coordinate more than one clinic visit at a time, please contact Amelia Stewart, (919) 445-2355 (voicemail, allow 48 hr for reply). If you want to reach specific providers, see below. The bolded links will take you to specific information about providers and their departments. If you want to see team members in more than one discipline, please let Amelia know and ask her to coordinate visits. For general questions about vascular anomalies, Drs. Nieman (Pediatric Dermatology) and Blatt (through 8/31/2024) or Borst (after 8/1/2024) (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology) are available for calls (numbers below) Mondays-Fridays.

Left to Right: Edward Spence MD, Frederic Askin MD,  Bart Singer MD, Elizabeth Nieman MD, Julie Blatt MD, Jennifer Brondon MD, Raj Kasthrui MD, Sheng-Che Hung MD and Sang Lee MD.

Michael Phillips MD & Anna Vergun, MD

Dermatology (919-966-2485)

Pediatric Gastroenterology (919-966-2435)

Pediatric (919-966-4202 or 919-966-1401)

Adult (919-843-/724)

Pediatric Hematology Oncology (919-445-2355) Administrative Assistant): Note, Voicemail picked up at least daily M-F. Please allow 48hr for replies. For emergencies on days, evenings and weekends call 984-974-1000 and ask for pediatric hematology oncology on call.

Dr. Alexandra Borst, Associate Professor, joins us from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she held local, national and international leadership roles in Vascular Anomalies and general hematology. She is an internationally acclaimed vascular anomalist and brings lots of experience to our center. Alex will take over from Dr. Blatt as co-Director (with Dr. Nieman of pediatric dermatology) of UNC’s VA clinic.

Note: Voicemail picked up at least daily.
Referring providers: For emergencies on days. Evenings and weekends 984-974-1000 and ask for pediatric hematology oncology on call.

UNC currently is collaborating with other VIR programs in NC and elsewhere to ensure comprehensive care.

Medical Hematology (984-974-2695)

Pediatric Neurology (919-966-8178)

Ophthalmology UNC Kittner Eye Center (984–974–2020)

  • Kathy Whitfield MD (Pediatric Ophthalmology)

Oculofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Pediatric Plastic Surgery (919-843-5547)

Pediatric Pulmonology (984-974-9632)