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Dr. John Anderson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Anderson

Orthopedic Associates of Michigan

1111 Leffingwell Ave NE Ste 100 Grand Rapids, MI 49525

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Dr. John Anderson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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(616) 459-7101

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Dr. Anderson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Foot Conditions
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson treats Foot Conditions more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Anderson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Bunion
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Dr. Anderson treats Bunion more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Anderson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anderson treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Anderson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Anderson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Anderson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
University Of Washington
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1990
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1989
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1995
1994
1990
1989

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Anderson

3.9

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(24)
4 Stars
10%
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3 Stars
5%
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2 Stars
5%
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1 Star
20%
(8)

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He is great. I’ve had two Achilles surgeries with him with wonderful results. I highly recommend him.
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Wonderful! My knee feels so much better
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He is just the best!
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Very good initial visit with Dr. Anderson. Hopefully his surgical experience results in a positive outcome for my left ankle fusion.
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I love him!!! He’s been wonderful and I have been his patient 22 years. Would never let anyone operate on my badly injured ankle. I highly highly recommend him for many reasons. He’s an expert!
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My visit with Dr Anderson went very well. He took his time with me and didn’t seem to be rushed which was what we all hope for but seldom get, especially since we’re sorry this orthopedic problem has happened to us in the first place! I’ll wait on the recommendation until after the surgery if I elect to go through with it. I know he has all the necessary credentials so I feel confident about his ability to correct the problems about which I went to see him. Thank you.
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Dr. Anderson is professional, concise, patient and reassuring. As a patient I am highly confident in his surgery skills and would recommend him to others suffering foot pain.
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He is the best!
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My experience went well. He explained my foot problems in an understanding way and waiting time was less then 20min.
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I saw Dr Anderson regarding worsening extreme foot/leg pain, after exhausting conservative treatments. He said it was classic plantar fasciitis, he had seen it thousands of times, and convinced me to let him do surgery. Swore to me it would cure my pain. After surgery, recovery, and rehab, I had no lasting improvement. Afterward, during my *LAST* visit seeing him, he told me I should “Man up” and that the pain “ wasn’t as bad as I said it was” Apparently his ego wouldn’t allow him to refer me to someone more qualified and compassionate. I’m formerly an active younger guy, now just-getting-by with debilitating pain
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I am not happy with Dr. John ANDERSON results from cartiva surgery. The experience was an assembly line hack job. Lots of nerve damage, scarring and pain. Stapled my foot and it was horrific removing it. Did not do the touch of a master and take time to stitch it.
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Very caring, compassionate, excellent surgeon! My ankle was a mess with both leg bones completely splintered. 12 screws and a rod fixed it perfectly without any complications. For 87yr old bones, that’s amazing!
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Dr. Anderson performed two surgeries in my foot and I have to live with his mistake the rest of my life. Fused my foot in the wring position and then tried to fix it by fusing in another area. I will never be able to walk right again. Visit Chiropractor monthly to help with the pain in my back and hip from this bad alignment. He just dismissed and sent me off to live with his mistake.
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Our daughter is mentally handicapped and has had extensive foot and ankle problems. Dr. Anderson did surgery a couple of years ago and it has changed her life, giving her walk much more stability. He not only communicated well with her, but made me feel comfortable with the process. Her added physical and mental capabilities could have made the situation much more difficult if Dr. Anderson had not met the challenges with good solutions. We would heartily recommend him.
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I am almost 60 years old and have never experienced a Dr that made me feel so at ease and comfortable and felt such compassion as I've had with Dr Anderson. I had been to three other Drs and was in fear of having ankle replacement the very first visit with Dr Anderson I felt such comfort and decided that day that I was ready to make that big step and felt I knew why I had waited so long as he was the perfect compassionate skilled Dr ever. Surgery is now 30 days past and I am 110 percent happy
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