Dr. Alpha Anders, MD

Dr. Alpha Anders, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(4)
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It is an honor and a privilege to care for the well being of our community. As a triple board certified physician, I have the knowledge and experience for in-depth investigation of the most complex problems. My staff joins me in dedicated pursuit of the best possible outcome for our patients.

2828 H St Ste D

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wheezing
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anders ""Where Caring is an Art and Healing is a Science" has been our motto since we opened our office in 1998.  We continue to offer state of the art care for all conditions that affect the pulmonary system.  Please visit our website for more information. "

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Intubation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventilator Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (10/25/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Colorado Collage, Colorado Springs, CO
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Denver Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Denver Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Anders has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anders' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anders to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Anders' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Bakersfield, CA |
I never met with the doctor I only had a pulmonary test then the results were sent to my primary doctor the assistant who did the test was very friendly and the office staff was very nice also
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Dr. Anders accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Anders has admitting privileges

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
420 34th St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Mercy Hospitals
2215 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Bakersfield Heart Hospital
3001 Sillect Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93308
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