Dr. Erich Anderer, MD

Dr. Erich Anderer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Erich Anderer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons and specializes in neurosurgery.

8714 5th Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11209

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Herniated Disc
more than 86% of peers
Back Pain
more than 84% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

108  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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26  Procedures

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

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  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Erich Anderer, MD
Dr.Anderer recently performed my surgery and I am so happy to say it went perfectly, and I am finally pain free. In fact I was pain free starting from the moment I woke up from anesthesia. Hands down, absolutely the best medical experience ever, from the first consultation appointment to seeing...Read More
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Elena Grigorovich in New York, NY – Jun 27, 2018
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Incredible Doctor! Couldn’t recommend him more! He is everything that comes to mind when you hear “neurosurgeon”. Brilliant man and amazing human being!
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Alexandra Tarygina in Brooklyn , NY – Jun 15, 2018
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It was a pleasure to have Dr. Anderer perform our daughter’s surgery. He knew I had multiple questions and I was more anxious than our daughter, but he professionally provided information that calmed my fears. His confidence in his ability to perform the surgery gave my husband and I reassurance...Read More
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Houston, Texas – May 17, 2018
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Dr. Anderer is the best doctor, let alone neurosurgeon, hands down! I went to go see multiple specialists after a ski accident left me with numbness and loss of feeling in arm/hand. Dr. A. looked at the MRI and saw what others had missed, a bone fragment impeding my nerve canal in my C6/7...Read More
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Justin B in New York – May 01, 2018
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Great surgeon! Dr. Anderer knows his stuff and is very friendly and informative. For two years I suffered with cervical myelopathy which previous neurologist failed to tell me I had. He perform surgery on me March 19th with hardly no pain and two weeks later I'm feeling great and the tiredness...Read More
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John Sandor in BROOKLYN – Apr 05, 2018
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