Dr. John Anderson, MD

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Dr. John Anderson, MD
Dr. Anderson completed an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at Duke University. There, he was also Assistant Team Physician to the Duke Basketball and Football teams. Prior to that, he completed a Clinical Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement and also multiple Fellowships in Research, all at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Anderson attained his Masters of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation Degree from Cornell University’s Weill Medical College. He completed Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program for Leadership Development 2009-2010. His clinical focus is adult arthroscopic knee surgery. He is an Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson and his research interest is knee cartilage, particularly biological scaffolds and stem cell therapy. Dr Anderson has Physician Licenses in Pennsylvania and New York. He is a member of several professional societies including: the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society; the Orthopaedic Research Society; the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM); the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS), and the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).

3300 Tillman Dr Ste 201

Bensalem, PA 19020

Contact Information

(267) 339-3500

Dr. John Anderson, MD

Dr. John Anderson, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Anderson's Experience

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


  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Anderson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
based on 103 total reviews (26 with comments)
Dr. Anderson'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 (26)
Philadelphia, PA |
Philadelphia, PA |
Dr.Anderson is great!!!!!!!
Philadelphia, PA |
Terrific doctor , very easy to get along with
Philadelphia, PA |
Great bedside manner, very informative and caring
Philadelphia, PA |
I recommend Rothman to a number of people. Very good experience .
Philadelphia, PA |
Dr John Anderson is very efficient, communicates everything well, and I highly recommend. Office staff is very helpful and makes me feel comfortable.
Philadelphia, PA |
Everyone I have encountered during my visits have gone above and beyond and very helpful. Thank you so much!
Langhorne, PA |
Very positive experience!!!!
Langhorne, PA |
Only positive experiences coming to rothman
in Philadelphia, Pa. |
Dr. Anderson as you already know is a true professional the thing that I admired most is he informs you of what to expect before and after a procedure and I would be more than willing to refer a family member or anyone else to the Rothman and to Dr. Anderson.
Philadelphia, PA |
It worked!
Langhorne, PA |
Great doctor !!! No complaint s
Langhorne, PA |
He's great and makes me feel very comfortable
Langhorne, PA |
Very skilled at what he does and very pleasant and instills a high confidence level
Langhorne, PA |
Feeling a lot better since my first visit
Langhorne, PA |
Haven't felt this good in a while
in Langhorne, PA |
Dr.Anderson was friendly, and receptive to my concerns. He took the time to address all of my issues.
Philadelphia, PA |
Great bedside manner
Philadelphia, PA |
Very helpful and asstive with any questions or concerns
Philadelphia, PA |
Wonderful experience everyone is always pleasant and he just wants me to feel better
Philadelphia, PA |
Very nice doctors like him a lot and made me comfortable
Philadelphia, PA |
Dr Anderson is great at explaining what is going on and drodrove out of my way to see him
Philadelphia, PA |
I love Dr. Anderson. He made me better and my knees don't hurt and I can go back to playing tennis
in Philadelphia, PA |
I would highly recommend Dr. Anderson
Philadelphia, PA |
Highly reccomend doctor
Philadelphia, PA |
Had anxiety at first; Dr. Anderson explained exact damage to my knee, recommended treatment and expected outcomes. Answered all of my questions - no rushing of patient. Following his instructions. Staff prepared, pleasant at all times.
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  • Amerihealth
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Cigna
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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  • Geisinger Health Plan
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  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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  • Oxford Health Plans
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  • QualCare
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Anderson has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital—Jefferson Health
2301 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19148
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