Dr. Alpha J. Anders, MD

Dr. Alpha J. Anders, MD

Pulmonology | Male | 62 years old

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. Read more

Comprehensive Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates
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"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.Read more

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It is an honor and a privilege to care for the well being of our community. As a triple...Read more

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

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
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • 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 Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • 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

Procedures Performed

  • 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

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Denver Presby Med Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Denver Presby Med Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Southern California

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    Colorado Collage, Colorado Springs, CO

    Graduated in 1976

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Anders' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Anders' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Anders

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Anders says...

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. 

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Dr. Anders' Care Philosophy

"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.