Vascular Anomalies Service

The Vascular Anomalies Service provides multidisciplinary advice and treatment for neonates and children with congenital vascular malformations and haemangiomas. Our services include:

  • drug treatments
  • laser therapy
  • surgery
  • injection treatments.

Our team is made up of health professionals from a number of different specialties including:

  • paediatric surgeons
  • plastics Surgeons
  • paediatricians
  • interventional radioloigists
  • dermatologists
  • ear nose and throat specialists
  • occupational therapists
  • nursing staff
  • social workers.


Vascular Anomalies Clinic
Level 3 (3b), Queensland Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Fortnightly on Fridays  |  8am–12pm
(Attendance at this clinic is by appointment only)

Teleconference clinics are also available.

Who can access this service?

New patients

Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 16th birthday.

Existing patients with complex care needs

Referrals are accepted up to a child’s 18th birthday (patients are usually transitioned to adult services by this time).

Catchment area

This service is available to children living within the Queensland Children’s Hospital catchment area.

Do I need a referral?

You will need a formal referral to access this service.

How do I get a referral?

Referrals are accepted from:

  • general practitioners
  • paediatricians
  • medical staff from other hospitals.

Other referral information

Referrals are prioritised based on your child’s age and the severity of their condition. You will be notified of your appointment 4-6 weeks prior to the date. Please contact the Patient Call Centre to confirm or change appointments as spaces in each clinic are limited.
t: 1300 762 831

Information for health professionals

Referral instructions

Named referrals must be completed for each child. Please address referrals to either Prof Roy Kimble or Dr Stuart Bade.
Post: PO Box 3474, South Brisbane Qld 4101
f: 1300 407 281

Our team

Clinical lead

Professor Roy Kimble MBChB, FRCSP, FRACS


Dr Stewart Bade MBBS, FRACS (Plast)
Dr Hannah Burns BSc MBBS FRACS
Dr Michael Guandalini B Phty, MBBS, FRANZCR
Prof John Pearn MBBS (Honours1), MD, PhD, DCH, RCPL, RACP, RCPE, ACTM, RCPSG
Dr Yun Phua MBChB, FRACS (Plast)
Dr Mark Walsh

This service is available at

Surgical (3b)
Queensland Children’s Hospital

Level 3
501 Stanley Street
South Brisbane
QLD 4101
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Contact details

t: 07 3068 1111 (hospital switchboard)

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