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Vanessa T. Dang, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Vanessa Dang is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years of combined nursing experience. Originally from Vietnam, she immigrated to the US in 2002 and promptly enrolled in nursing school. She spent four years at Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State University and eventually received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After graduating, she began working various nursing roles as a Nurse Clinician level III, Charge Nurse, and Nurse Preceptor. She later returned to school and received her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner and graduated with high honors from School of Nursing Walden University.

She has worked with many key hospitals in the Metro Atlanta area, such as Grady Memorial Hospital, DeKalb Medical Center, and Emory University Hospital, specializing mainly in the Critical Care Department.

Vanessa Dang maintains several professional affiliations and is a member of Golden Key membership, and American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).

Vanessa’s hobbies include traveling, gardening, and exploring ethnic foods. She is proud mother of Vivian Tran, a Junior at the Gwinnett School of Math Science and Technology. She is a devoted volunteer at the Holy Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church in Norcross. She has always had a passion to help people in her community to improve their quality of life and health, and feels God has led her to her new home at Digestive Care Physicians. She is also part of the medical staff at Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

Vanessa speaks Vietnamese and English.


Nurse Practitioner Vanessa Dang cares for patients in the North Atlanta, GA area including Winder, Sugar Hill, Buford, Snellville, Loganville, Redan, Suwanee, Monroe, Duluth, and beyond. Digestive Care Physicians has four locations including Alpharetta, GA, Cumming, GA, Johns Creek, GA and Lawrenceville, GA. The In-House Endoscopy Suite at the Johns Creek location of Digestive Care Physicians, is a certified facility which has achieved the highest level of accreditation by the Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). If you suffer from gastrointestinal problems or need a colorectal cancer screening, contact us at (770) 227-2222 to schedule an appointment.