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Dr. Vanessa Lynn Peterson, MD

Sleep Medicine*
5.0 (11)
Map Pin Small Portland, OR
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Vanessa Lynn Peterson, MD

Dr. Vanessa Lynn Peterson, MD is a Sleep Medicine Specialist in Portland, OR. They specialize in Sleep Medicine, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center and Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. Dr. Peterson, completed a residency at Medical College of Wisconsin. Patients rated Dr. Peterson an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Peterson works at Legacy Medical Group-Sleep Medicine at Good Samaritan in Portland, OR. They frequently treat conditions like Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Peterson's Office Locations

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    Legacy Medical Group-Sleep Medicine at Good Samaritan
    2222 NW Lovejoy St Ste 411, Portland, OR 97210 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (503) 413-7067

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  • Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

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Insomnia
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Acidosis
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ADHD and-or ADD
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Allergic Conjunctivitis
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Bronchitis
Burn Injuries
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Cellulitis
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Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Confusion
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Down Syndrome
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Ear Ache
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Esophagitis
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Fibromyalgia
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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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Heart Disease
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
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Iron Metabolism Disorders
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Limb Pain
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Lipid Disorders
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Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
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Narcolepsy
Nasopharyngitis
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Obesity
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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Shortness of Breath
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sleep-Walking
Sunburn
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Symptomatic Menopause
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Incontinence
Vertigo
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Diabetes Counseling
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Immunization Administration
Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
Smoking Cessation Counseling
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    About Dr. Vanessa Lynn Peterson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Sleep Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1205958576
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Oregon Health & Science University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Residency
    Internship
    • Medical Colletge Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Ross University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Vanessa Lynn Peterson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Peterson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Peterson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Peterson works at Legacy Medical Group-Sleep Medicine at Good Samaritan in Portland, OR. View the full address on Dr. Peterson’s profile.

    Dr. Peterson has seen patients for Sleep Apnea and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Peterson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Peterson. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Peterson.

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