Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD

Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD

Pediatric Hematology & OncologyFemaleAge 35

Accepting new patients

Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD is a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Specialist in Tacoma, WA. She is affiliated with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tolbert to book an appointment.


Mary Bridge Children's Health Center

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Mary Bridge Neurodevelopmental Program311 S L St Tacoma, WA 98405

Care Philosophy

"I deeply believe in treating the whole child. I want to help my patients grow and thrive as children and young adults and never let their disease define who they are as a person. It is an honor to be a member of th..."

- Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD

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Dr. Tolbert's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Acute Lymphoid Leukemia

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tolbert treats Acute Lymphoid Leukemia more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Tolbert treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Lymphoma Evaluation

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tolbert performs Lymphoma Evaluation more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tolbert performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Erythropoietin Test

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tolbert performs Erythropoietin Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tolbert performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tolbert's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Benign Hematologic Problems
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cancer-Related Conditions
  • Chordoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hematologic Problems
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Dr. Tolbert accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Choice Care PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I deeply believe in treating the whole child. I want to help my patients grow and thrive as children and young adults and never let their disease define...Read more


Vanessa Tolbert, MD, is board-certified in pediatrics, with subspecialty in hematology/oncology. She diagnoses and treats a wide spectrum of cancers and...Read more


  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics


University of California at San Francisco/Benioff Children's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital
Residency Hospital
Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania
Medical School


  • English
  • Spanish


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (253) 292-6774, and for other questions, call (253) 403-3481.

Is Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Tolbert's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD accept my insurance?

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

Dr. Tolbert frequently treats Acute Lymphoid Leukemia, Lymphoma Evaluation, and Erythropoietin Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tolbert treats.

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

Dr. Tolbert's office is located at 311 S L St, Tacoma, WA 98405. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD speak?

Dr. Tolbert speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Vanessa Tolbert, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Tolbert has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tolbert is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

Tacoma, WA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received