Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD

Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vanessa Peters, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Escondido, CA. She is 42 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Read her story

225 E 2nd Ave

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(866) 228-2236

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • 14 More

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Dr. Peters' Experience

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Dr. Peters' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Peters' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peters "Vanessa Peters, MD derives great satisfaction from the enduring relationships she is able to form with her patients and from helping them to achieve good health and well-being. She received her medical degree from the University of Calgary School of Medicine in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 2000 and completed her residency at the University of Saskatchewan in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, where she served as Chief Resident, in 2002. She is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Peters "To promote optimal well-being there must be trust, open communication and mutual respect between patient and doctor."
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Adult Immunization
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Birth Control
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Exam
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Childhood Immunization
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Colposcopy
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermal Filler
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Age Spot Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Liver Function Test
  • Menopause Evaluation
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Men’s Sexual Health Management
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Surgical Arthritis Treatment
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Post Menopause Treatment
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Type 2 Diabetes Reversal
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Well Male Examination
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Women’s Sexual Health Management
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
  • Wrinkle Removal

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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

  • University Of Calgary
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Calgary Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Sakatchewan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Sakatchewan
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peters to family and friends
4.6
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Peters' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Dr. Peters accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthcare of California

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