Vanessa R. Erickson , M.D., originally hails from Spokane, Washington, but spent her childhood growing up in Germany. She fell in love with the San Francisco Bay Area when she attended college at Stanford University. She moved on to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for medical school and then returned to Stanford University Medical Center to complete her internship and specialty training in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Erickson enjoys the many facets of Otolaryngology, but has a particular interest in pediatric otolaryngology, endoscopic sinus surgery and sleep surgery. She enjoys participating in humanitarian missions in the field of Otolaryngology, most recently in Quito, Ecuador at Hospital de Ninos Baca Ortiz. She is volunteer physician for Operation Access where she provides medical care free of charge to uninsured patient populations. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, the American Medical Association and the AOA Medical Honor Society.
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Internship: General Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, California
Fellowship: Otolaryngology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California