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Vanessa D. Dance, MD

Vanessa D. Dance, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Education

  • Ponce School of Medicine
    Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Residency

  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Fort Lewis, WA

Dr. Vanessa Dance's Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN) practice is comprised of an all-female staff and includes a Nurse Practitioner. The practice offers a place where compassionate care is provided for women by women for all the stages of their lives from routine gynecology to pregnancy and menopause management.

Dr. Dance received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Catholic University in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She attended medical school at the Ponce School of Medicine and graduated in 1996 with her Doctor of Medicine degree. In 2000, she completed a five-year Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, WA. Dr. Dance is Board Certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Dance served as the Chief of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at The William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas and was deployed as part of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom.'

Dr. Dance resides in Cocoa Beach with her husband and three children and enjoys participating in triathlons and endurance races.

Practice Information

  • Board Certification

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Special Focuses

  • Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Management of Menstrual Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery

Office Location

  • Health First's Cape Canaveral Hospital Medical Plaza
  • 699 W. Cocoa Beach Causeway
    Suite 603
    Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
  • Phone: 321.868.8364
  • Fax: 321.868.8372
  • Hours

  • Monday through Thursday
  • 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Friday
  • 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Hospital Privileges

  • Health First's Cape Canaveral Hospital
    701 W. Cocoa Beach Causeway
    Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
  • Phone: 321.799.7111
  • Health First's Viera Hospital
    8745 N. Wickham Road
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Phone: 321.434.9000


New patients should arrive at least 15 minutes before their scheduled appointments to complete all paperwork. They should bring their insurance cards, a government-issued photo ID, and lists of their medicines and any prior operations. Co-pays and any outstanding balances are due at the time of each visit. Generally, operations or procedures won't take place on the first visit.