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Vanessa is a graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University where she received her bachelors degree in hospitality management and continued her post-baccalaureate studies in clinical lab sciences. She holds a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, and completed clinical rotations in a number of roles, including internal medicine, emergency medicine, and general surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Port St. Lucie, Florida. 

Prior to joining the practice, she served as a dermatology physician assistant in Naples, Florida. Vanessa is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and holds certifications in basic and advanced cardiac life support. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA).  

She joined Gastroenterology Group of Naples in 2023. 

B.S., Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Fla., 2013 

Post-baccalaureate Studies, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, Fla., 2019 

M.M.S., Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tenn., 2021