Dr. Teresa O Of The Vascular Birthmark Institute Of New York Named 2018 Physician Of The Year By The Vascular Birthmark Foundation

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 General News
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The Vascular Birthmark Foundation (VBF) recently named Dr. Teresa O of the Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York as the 2018 Physician of the Year. The award was presented to Dr. O on October 6, 2018, at the foundation's annual conference, and is based on outstanding service in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular birthmarks, along with nominations by patients served through the VBF community.

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Providing world-class care in the diagnosis, treatment, management and research

of all vascular birthmarks, the Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York is comprised of a team of doctors led by founders Dr. Milton Waner and Dr. Alejandro Berenstein. For several decades, the renowned New York clinic has provided expert diagnosis and treatment for children and adults suffering from vascular tumors, including Infantile Hemangiomas, Pyogenic Granuloma, RICH, NICH, Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma and other types. Comprehensive assessment and treatment is also provided for vascular malformations such as venous malformation, arteriovenous malformation, lymphatic malformation and Port Wine Stain, along with other vascular and congenital birthmarks.

Working closely with Dr. Waner, Teresa O, MD, is a pediatric and adult facial plastic surgeon and key diagnostician and treatment specialist at the Vascular Birthmark Institute. As such, she was recently presented with the prestigious Physician of the Year (POY) award from the Vascular Birthmark Foundation (VBF) at its annual conference in October. The award is given to a doctor who has been nominated by patients served through the VBF community. Families that nominated Dr. O claimed that she had "changed our lives for the better," and that she "was so kind, considerate, and explained our options so that we could make the best decision for our daughter's hemangioma."

"It's truly an honor to be awarded as the 2018 Physician of the Year by the VBF, a foundation that I admire and respect deeply. To the families and patients within the VBF community that nominated me, I am humbled and deeply grateful," says Dr. Teresa O.

More About Dr. Teresa O:

Teresa O, MD, M.Arch FACS, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of hemangiomas and vascular lesions in patients of all ages. As a pediatric and adult facial plastic surgeon, Dr. O works alongside Dr. Milton Waner in the medical and surgical management of vascular lesions and malformations at the Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York. Dr. O's training and qualifications extend to facial nerve paralysis and reanimation, as she is the Director of the Facial Nerve Center at Lenox Hill Hospital. Furthermore, she is dual board-certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. As a member of several major national and international medical associations, Dr. O has lectured internationally, co-authored multiple peer-reviewed journals, textbook chapters, and edited 2 textbooks. She continues to collaborate with clinical research labs and hospitals. Dr. O has restricted her practice to patients with vascular anomalies or facial paralysis at the Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York.

For more information about Dr. Teresa O and the services offered by the Vascular Birthmark Institute of New York, please visit https://www.vbiny.org or call (212) 434-4050.

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SOURCE Vascular Birthmark Institute

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