Vanessa was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. She graduated with honors with her Degree Of Physician Assistant Studies, from Daemen College in Amherst, New York in 1998. She then escaped the snow and moved to Las Vegas where she practiced in Pediatrics, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. She spent 11 years practicing dermatology locally in Las Vegas before joining Thomas Dermatology in 2013. She enjoys the long-term personal relationships she makes with her patients while helping them maintain their skin’s health. Vanessa is married with three children.