Vanessa Peterson, MD

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

  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!

  Apr 26, 2023
This provider is a gem you are so lucky to have her She thinks broadly. And clearly communicates

  Mar 6, 2023
Saw this provider in 296 at Adventist Health Center - followed her to Legacy for FU care.

  Mar 6, 2023
Helpful far beyond expectations

  Feb 16, 2023
Sleep lab bedroom, was placed by a hallway door, that closed VERY loudly. Not really conducive to collecting accurate sleep study info.

  Feb 8, 2023
She was so pleasant towards me with warm hospitality

  Feb 7, 2023
Great follow up & care given.

  Dec 6, 2022
I feel the providers associated with Legacy are excellent and the hospitals are excellent. I feel confident to recommend anyone or any Legacy facility.

  Nov 29, 2022
On time, knowledgeable, reasonable, comfortable style of questions, advising.

  Oct 4, 2022
Dr. Peterson was great 5 stars.