Dr. Eric Andersen, MD

Dr. Eric Andersen, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Eric Andersen, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Ankeny, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1994 and specializes in pediatrics.

800 E 1st St Ste 1200

Ankeny, IA 50021

Contact Information

(515) 643-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Andersen's Experience

Dr. Andersen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Andersen "Eric Andersen, M.D., is part of the Mercy health care family including four hospitals and more than 50 clinics. "

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

117  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Andersen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Andersen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Andersen to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Andersen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I used to work in the Mercy Peds ER and one of the physicians recommended me to him 2 ½ for my son on the way. He has called as well personally to check on my son and is great at answering any questions. He's not your typical doctor who just comes in, does the bare basics and leaves. He makes...more
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Dr. Andersen is an excellent pediatrician and I recommend him highly. He takes the time to thoughtfully explain concepts and is eager to answer any questions. He truly cares about his patients and goes the extra mile. My son recently went through a health scare and not only was Dr. Andersen a...more
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Dr. Andersen is very thorough at each appointment and you can tell he truly cares about your child.
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He's not prescribing antibiotics on a whim. That's what builds up antibiotic resistant illnesses. He's smart, he's informative and he has a way of speaking in layman terms. He never seems rushed, but doesn't just hang out either. He's a great doctor, we've been pleased for years now. I also...more
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Dr. Andersen is wonderful!! Always very helpful in explaining things, putting mind at ease as a first time mom. You can tell he really cares for his patients! Thank you for all you do, Dr. Andersen!
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