Vanessa Peterson, MD

Accepting new patients

Patient Rating:

5.0 Read all reviews

My Specialties:

Sleep Medicine, Board-certified

My Areas of Focus:

Sleep Disorders, Obesity Medicine, Restless Leg Syndrome


English, Interpreters available for other languages




Legacy Health Partners

About Me:

Dr. Vanessa Peterson is board certified in Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. A medical graduate of Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth Dominica, West Indies, she completed her residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and her sleep medicine fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Peterson fosters a doctor-patient relationship that meets the patient where they are at with the goals of improving functionality, health and well-being, without necessarily relying on medications. Dr. Peterson enjoys spending time hiking in the beautiful outdoors with her husband and three young children and making different varieties of soaps.

Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Marquette University College of Nursing
Year I Started Practice: 2010
Hospitals Served: Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

Patient Rating

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Average Rating:  5.0 out of 5.0

  Feb 20, 2024
Insurance coverage is an issue.

  Feb 13, 2024
Dr Peterson was very nice, professional , knowledgeable and approachable to my questions regarding the plan of care and services provided.

  Dec 7, 2023
Appreciate that provider listens to my questions and concerns. Can pick up from where last visit/concerns we expressed and they relate to this visit...followed this specialist from Portland Adventist as wanted to continue care with here

  Nov 29, 2023
It's sad that people have to wait so long to get into a specialist doctor.

  Sep 20, 2023
She listened intently, and explained things thoroughly. When asked questions, she answered in detail. Really great visit!

  Aug 21, 2023
I wish the waiting room had ac or a fan. It was a bit warm.

  Jul 26, 2023
She was the most professional, courtesy, friendly, and and not in a rush, took her time was the best doctors experience I have ever had. Thank you.

  Jun 13, 2023
Treated with respect and always kept informed about treatment.

  Jun 7, 2023
Dr. Peterson took time to consider my health issues...most pleased!