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Our free World Vitiligo Map is a global directory that provides you with information on vitiligo research centers, patient support groups and healthcare providers experienced in treating vitiligo. We strive to keep this global directory as accurate as possible. Still, it may not contain information about all vitiligo support groups, health care providers and researchers, so please let us know if we have missed someone out.
- Dr. Maurio Picardo, MD
Vitiligo specialist at San Gallicano Dermatological Institute.
Elio Chianesi 53, 00144 Roma, Italy
06 52662753 / 06 52666257
- Dr. Aliya Aidarbekovna Kassymkhanova (Алия Айдарбековна Касымханова)
Head of Physiotherapy Department of the Regional Dermatovenereology Center of South Kazakhstan. She has been actively involved in vitiligo research since 2004. Dr. Kassymkhanova published over 20 papers and received two patents for vitiligo treatments. A tireless patient advocate, Aliya chairs the “Vitiligo School”, a local patient education and support group that she founded in 2005. --- Ведущий эксперт по витилиго в Казахстане.
Zhybek Zholy Street, Shymkent, Kazakhstan
+7 747 421 39 61
- DFW Vitiligo Support Group
The mission of the DFW Vitiligo Support Group is to educate those with vitiligo about the diagnosis and treatment of vitiligo, to provide support for those affected by vitiligo and to increase awareness of this disorder in the general public. Support group meetings occur every 3 months from 7 to 9 pm on the 2nd Monday of the month. Meetings take place in January, April, July, and October at the DePaul Conference Room in St. Paul Hospital. President: Larry Seeding, Medical advisor: Prof. Amit G. Pandya, MD
5909 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75235 USA
- Netherlands Institute for Pigment disorders
The Netherlands Institute for Pigment disorders (SNIP) was founded in 1994 with the goal to establish an expertise center for pigment disorders of the skin.
SNIP IWO-building, AMC Meibergdreef 35 1105 AZ Amsterdam
- Dr. Panagiotis Tsogkas - Vitiligo Center
Dr. Panagiotis Tsogkas has dedicated his life to finding the cure for vitiligo. Works as a dermatologist and pharmacologist at the Medical School of Aristotelis, University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He is also a Director of the VITILIGO CENTER - PSYCHODERMATOLOGICAL CENTER FOR VITILIGO TREATMENT with offices in Athens and Kozani. More at www.vitiligo-center.gr
176 Kifisias Av. & Veaki 1, Neo Psychiko, 11525, Athens, Greece.
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- Which diseases most commonly accompany vitiligo?
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