The UC Davis Vascular Anomalies Team and UC Davis Children’s Hospital is a collaborative, multidisciplinary team of physician specialists and related support providers who work together to provide the best individualized care for our young patients.

The exceptional, interactive team is comprised of specialists in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Dermatology, Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Genomics, Hematology/Oncology, Craniofacial Orthodontics, Pediatric Surgery, Research, and Pathology. The team works together to efficiently coordinate and provide the best care plan for the child.

Another benefit of our UC Davis Pediatric Head and Neck Vascular Anomalies Team is our commitment to excellence in patient care and teaching the next generation of medical students, residents, and fellows about vascular anomalies, their diagnosis, and treatment. Team members actively strive for advancement in treatment options. 

Vascular Anomalies Core Team

Dr. Travis T. Tollefson - Vascular Anomalies Team

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Vascular Anomalies Team Co-Director

Dr. Smita Awasthi - Vascular Anomalies Team

Pediatric Dermatology
Vascular Anomalies Team Co-Director

Branden Cord, MD, PhD - Vascular Anomalies Team

Neurological Surgery

Dr. Craig Senders - Vascular Anomalies Team Director

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Madelena Martin, MD - Vascular Anomalies Team

Pediatric Genetics

Marcio H. Malogolowkin, MD - Vascular Anomalies Team

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Arzu Ozturk - Vascular Anomalies Team


Alexander Marston, M.D.

Pediatric Otolaryngology 


Caitlin Peterman, M.D. 

Pediatric Dermatology 

Vascular Medicine 

Daniah Beleford, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.M.G.

Pediatric Genomics 

Christy Roth, MS, CCC-SLP - Vascular Anomalies Team

Christy Roth, M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathology
Vascular Anomalies Team Coordinator

Adebola Olarewaju, RN, NP - Vascular Anomalies Team

Adebola Olarewaju, R.N., N.P.
Nurse Practitioner

Chuen C. Chiang - Vascular Anomalies Team

Craniofacial Orthodontics

Susan Ho, LCSW

Susan Ho, L.C.S.W.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Coming Soon

Kathy Porter
Pediatric Special Programs Coordinator