Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

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Urologic Oncology  |  
Male  |  
35 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD is an urologic oncology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 35 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Urology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 11

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Urinary Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 68% of peers

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Dr. Anderson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "Christopher B. Anderson, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology at CUMC, joined the Department of Urology in September 2015. He specializes in cancers of the bladder, prostate, kidney, testis and penis and performs both open and robotic surgeries. Dr. Anderson completed his medical degree at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, followed by an internship in general surgery and residency in urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Following his residency, Dr. Anderson completed a urologic oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and obtained a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard University. Dr. Anderson's research interests include factors that influence the quality of surgery, access to care for patients with bladder cancer, outcomes after robotic prostatectomy, and active surveillance strategies for men with prostate cancer. Dr. Anderson has published several peer-reviewed articles and was recognized as "Best Reviewer" in 2014 by The Journal of Urology. Dr. Anderson has clinical expertise in robotic prostatectomy for the treatment of prostate cancer, radical cystectomy with orthotopic neobladder for patients with bladder cancer, and partial nephrectomy for the treatment of kidney tumors."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anderson "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
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Specialties

  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lung Cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Vanderbilt University Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Vanderbilt University Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Anderson accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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