Vanessa R. Herring DO

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Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine


Dr. Herring received her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, cum laude, from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga. She received her medical degree from Lake Erie College of Medicine in Bradenton, Fla. She completed her residency at Central Washington Family Medicine in Yakima, Wash. Before joining The Polyclinic, Dr. Herring practiced family medicine with obstetrics at Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Juneau.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Herring provides full spectrum family medicine, with special interests in obstetrics, women’s health, preventive medicine, and osteopathic manipulative medicine.

Practice Philosophy

“I believe in treating the whole person, not just symptoms or disease. I enjoy continuity of care and forming long lasting relationships with my patients.”

Personal Interests

Outside of the office, Dr. Herring enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking, cooking, traveling, and snowboarding.

Hospital Affiliations

Swedish First Hill


In the following video, Dr. Herring describes her primary care practice and how she values building long-term relationships with her patients. Watch more videos from The Polyclinic on our YouTube channel.

Meet Dr. Vanessa Herring