Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD

Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD

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Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Escondido, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Calgary medical school in 2000. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Peters to book an appointment.

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225 E 2nd Ave Escondido, CA 92025

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Escondido - Second Avenue Family Medicine225 E 2nd Ave Escondido, CA 92025
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Escondido - Second Avenue Family Medicine225 E 2nd Ave Escondido, CA 92025
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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4.4

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At my initial visit and physical, Dr. Peters detected a heart murmur. She asked if I had been told by my previous PCP of the condition. I had not, in fact I had had a complete physical just 4 months prior and 3 annual ones also. She was very upset that the murmur had been missed and had a cardiologist exam set up soon after. Her expertise and acute hearing led to me having open heart surgery where my aorta valve that had been leaking was replaced. I feel that Dr. Peters in essence saved my life. I would recommend this doctor to anyone in need of a PCP who is a very qualified physician and a very compassionate human being who is truly interested in her patient's health & well being.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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DENNIS GALT – Aug 13, 2020
Dear Dennis, Thank you for your 5-star review in...Read More
Dr. Peters accepted me as a patient about 2 years ago after my primary care physician of 20+ years discontinued her practice. Dr. Peters has stepped in and stepped up to become my new primary care physician, and a truly great one at that. She is compassionate, timely, knowledgeable and simply excellent by my standards. What could have well been a very difficult time for me has been far better than expected. Dr. Peters and her staff are highly recommended by me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mike Concannon – Nov 19, 2019
Dear Mike, Thanks so much for your 5-star...Read More
Dr. Peters allocates sufficient time, listens to her patients, is caring and is obviously proficient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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2 people found this helpful
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Mike Concannom in Escondido, CA – Dec 30, 2018

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Dr. Peters' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Age Spots
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Birthmark
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Screening
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Casting
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genital Herpes
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Indigestion
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Keloid Scar
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Sprain
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mammography
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Veins
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • STD Screening
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Toenail Removal
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Valley Fever
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Well Child Examination
  • Well Male Examination
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Yeast Infections

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About Me

Care Philosophy

To promote optimal well-being there must be trust, open communication and mutual respect between patient and doctor.

Biography

Vanessa Peters, MD derives great satisfaction from the enduring relationships she is able to form with her patients and from helping them to achieve...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine
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Board Certifications

Education

2003
University of Saskatchewan / College of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2001
University of Saskatchewan
Internship Hospital
2000
University of Calgary
Medical School
1997
University of Calgary
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (858) 437-9976, and for other questions, call (442) 286-7727.

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What are Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Peters frequently treats Painful Urination (Dysuria), Burn Injuries, and Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Peters treats.

Where is Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD's office located?

Dr. Peters' office is located at 225 E 2nd Ave, Escondido, CA 92025. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD offer telehealth services?

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Peters is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

Escondido, CA

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Escondido

Escondido, CA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)