Vanessa Armet Talbott, MD

General & Colorectal Surgeon

Vanessa Armet Talbott, MD is a general and colorectal surgeon. Dr. Talbott received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She then completed general surgery residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital followed by a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Oregon Health & Science University.

Dr. Talbott  has extensive expertise and experience in treating  benign and malignant colorectal disease and a broad range of gastrointestinal conditions. As an academically trained surgeon, she is highly skilled in performing laparoscopic surgery and other minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Talbott is a member of the American College of Surgeons and and numerous professional societies.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery


  • University of Portland, BS
  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, MD


  • Residency in General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Research Fellow, Molecular Biology of Pancreatic Cancer, Thomas Jefferson University

Clinical Expertise

  • Anorectal Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Endoscopy/Colonoscopy/Cancer Screening
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Pelvic floor disorders and incontinence
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • Chinese Hospital
  • Davies Medical Center
  • Presidio Surgery Center
  • San Francisco Endoscopy Center
  • St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • St. Mary’s Hospital

Professional Associations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society and Philadelphia County Medical Society
  • Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery
  • Oregon Medical Association