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Dr. Alpha Anders, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Anders
2828 H St Ste D Bakersfield, CA 93301

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Dr. Alpha Anders, MD is a pulmonologist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1980 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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(661) 633-5474

Dr. Anders accepts the following insurance:

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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
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Coventry Health Care
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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

Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (10/25/2017)View details
No malpractice claims found for California
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Anders' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Bronchiectasis
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Dr. Anders treats Bronchiectasis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Anders treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
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Dr. Anders treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Anders treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Wheezing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anders treats Wheezing more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Anders treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Anders' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intubation
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • 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 Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Ventilator Management
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

About Me

"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. 

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Anders' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Anders

4.2

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He is a fantastic Dr! I have been a patient of his for over ten years and I don’t know what I would do for my Pulmonary care if I couldn’t see him.He treats my Asthma,COPD,Sleepapnea.He spends alot of time with his patients and lets us have time we need to ask and get answers to any questions we might have, but since he explains everything in detail from the start I rarely have questions by the end of our visits.He does order lots of tests so be prepared, but thats a good thing to keep you well!
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Dr. Anders is truely an excellent lung specialist' i have been under his care for about 3 years. And he has given me the best care 'he makes sure he answers all my questions and is very thorough ' and makes sure i get the best care possible when im hospitalized. And always makes sure im better before i get realeased' so i would refere him to anyone who needs the care of an pulmanigist..
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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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