Dr. Vanessa Dickey, MD

Dr. Vanessa Dickey, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Vanessa Dickey, MD is an oncology specialist in Redondo Beach, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads in 1997 and specializes in oncology and hematology.Read her story

514 N Prospect Ave

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Contact Information

(310) 750-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dickey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Thrombosis
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Dickey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Dickey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dickey "Dr. Vanessa Dickey, an oncologist/hematologist, earned her medical degree at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. After completing a residency in internal medicine at the USC affiliated Santa Barbara Hospital, she trained in hematology/oncology at the Norris USC Cancer Center. An expert in benign and malignant hematology with special interests in the treatment of breast, lung and colon cancer as well as leukemia, lymphoma and blood-related cancers, Dr. Dickey has participated in research using photodynamic therapy, a new treatment approach utilizing laser light- activated compounds to destroy cancer at the Beckman Laser Institute in Irvine. She also has been involved in studies on the use of blood thinners for clotting disorders. She is the author of the medical textbook Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Dickey is the Medical Director of Oncology and Chairman of the Oncology Committee at Little Company of Mary Hospital. She leads the Transfusion Committee at Torrance Memorial Medical Center."
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2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

101  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Santa Barbara College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • LAC USC Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dickey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dickey's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickey to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Dickey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would highly recommend Dr. Vanessa Dickey to anyone who needed her care. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. She has been there for me every step of the way. She always takes her time with me and answers all my questions. She comforted me in times of fear, always giving me the facts and...more
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Dr. Dickey was extremely professional and made me feel so relieved when I went into her office. She treated me for lung cancer and I am now cured of this disease. I was coughing really bad when I arrived at her office and she started me on some medications which helped me so much. I would highly...more
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I'd NEVER recommend her to anyone. My first clue was my initial visit; after positive biopsy for breast cancer, it took three weeks to get an appointment, I arrive to learn they don't have my records, so nothing could be done. Never during the entire one year process did Dr. Dickey even examine...more
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