Vanessa Fuentes, MD

Vanessa Fuentes, MD



Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University SOM
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Why did you choose Wash U for residency?
I completed an away rotation at WashU and loved all the people I worked with. I felt at home and knew that WashU had everything I was looking for in a program including a close-knit group of residents, strong surgical training, numerous research opportunities, and a diverse patient population.

What do you like best about being a resident at WashU?
Working with my co-residents and amazing faculty to care for our patients.


Hometown: Smyrna, TN
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

What do you do outside of work?
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my class, eating pizza, watching movies, and visiting family in Nashville!