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Dr. Charles Anderson, MD

Dr. Charles Anderson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 54


Dr. Charles Anderson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Bremerton, WA and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

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Dr. Anderson accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Choice Care PPO
INTotal Health
Midwest Health Plan
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Regence Blue Shield of Washington
Preferred Provider Network
Staywell (Wellcare)
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia

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Dr. Anderson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Aortic Aneurysm

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Anderson treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson treats Aneurysm more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Anderson treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Lung Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson performs Lung Surgery more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Anderson performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Anderson's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • da Vinci® Lobectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diagnostic Lung Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Foregut Disorders
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Injuries
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Infective Myositis
  • Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Abscess Surgery
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Granuloma
  • Lung Herniation - Congenital Defect of Sternum
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone
  • Malignant Schwannoma
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Shift
  • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
  • Mediastinitis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Familial, Autosomal Dominant
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Familial, X-Linked
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 1
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 2
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse, Myxomatous 3
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Murmur
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myocardial Free Wall Rupture
  • Myocardial Necrosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Myocarditis Due to Infectious Agent
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pacemaker Therapy for Heart Failure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumohemothorax
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Respiratory Bronchiolitis Associated Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rib Tumor
  • Right Pneumonectomy Syndrome
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma
  • Schwannoma
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax, Familial Type
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Systolic Ejection Murmur
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoraco Abdominal Enteric Duplication
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymic Epithelial Tumor
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thymus Disorders
  • Tietze's Syndrome
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheobronchomalacia
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Valvular Regurgitation
  • Valvular Stenosis
  • Valvuloplasty
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Enlargement
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Septal Rupture
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Viral Pericarditis
  • Xiphoidalgia Syndrome

About Me

My goal is to treat each patient as a distinct individual with the utmost respect and patience. I try to always explain the diagnosis, required work up and ultimately, the surgical plan in great detail while using language that is non-threatening and...


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications


Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Tennessee At Memphis
Fellowship Hospital
Tripler Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Tripler Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Creighton University
Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • First Place in the Gary P. Wratten Trauma Paper Competition, Walter Reed Army Hospital, 1998
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1991
  • Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Surgeon Achievement Award, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 1998
  • First Place in the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, Region XIII Residents Paper Competition, 1998

Media & Publications

  • Mycotic Renal Artery Degeneration and Systemic Sepsis Caused by Infected Renal Artery Stent., 1998, 8:54
  • Seromuscular Enteric Pedicles and Prosthetic Aortic Graft Complications in a Porcine Abdominal Trauma Model., 2000, 17:1
  • Sleeve Resection of a Transcarinal Bronchial Carcinoid After Laser Debulking, 2004;78:10
  • An Unusual Complication of Percutaneous Tracheostomy in a Patient with H1N1 Swine Flu, 2010
  • Contrast Radiography In Small Bowel Obstruction: A Prospective, Randomized Trial, 1997, 162:

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My husband had his aortic heart valve replacement with a bypass on October 4, 2016. Dr. Anderson did a wonderful job and his team in taking care of him. I have already highly recommended him to a family friend and would strongly recommend him to anyone that needs a good cardiac surgeon. He is...Read More
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Dr.Anderson is an excellent Doctor. He treats his patients with respect and patience. He takes the time out of his busy schedule to explain all diagnosis and treatment plans. He makes his patients feel comfortable and special and treats them like they are one of his family member. I had surgery...Read More
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Prior to engaging Dr. Anderson i spoke with both Physicians and patients. All reports I recieved were positive. I believe Dr. Anderson to be a very competent surgeon. Thoughout the making apointments, meeting with Dr. Anderson and his staff, and surgery everything was handled quickly and...Read More
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