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Torrance Memorial Physician Network is a multi-specialty medical practice committed to providing
advanced comprehensive, coordinated care. With over 130 physicians and 35 locations in the South
Bay, our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing a wide array of the highest quality
primary care and specialty services for our patients.
Torrance Memorial IPA is a multi-specialty physician network providing convenient access to high-quality and personalized care with over 500 primary care and specialty physicians, as well as nationally recognized Torrance Memorial Medical Center.
Dr. Vanessa Dickey, an oncologist/hematologist, earned her medical degree at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. After completing a residency in internal medicine at the USC affiliated Santa Barbara Hospital, she trained in hematology/oncology at the Norris USC Cancer Center.
An expert in benign and malignant hematology with special interests in the treatment of breast, lung and colon cancer as well as leukemia, lymphoma and blood-related cancers, Dr. Dickey has participated in research using photodynamic therapy, a new treatment approach utilizing laser light- activated compounds to destroy cancer at the Beckman Laser Institute in Irvine. She also has been involved in studies on the use of blood thinners for clotting disorders.
She is the author of the medical textbook Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Dickey is the Medical Director of Oncology and Chairman of the Oncology Committee at Little Company of Mary Hospital. She leads the Transfusion Committee at Torrance Memorial Medical Center.
3285 Skypark Drive
Hunt Cancer Center
Year joined staff:
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
LAC-USC Medical Center