Dr. John Anson, MD

Dr. John Anson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. John Anson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery and vascular surgery.

8530 W Sunset Rd Ste 250

Las Vegas, NV 89113

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 6 More

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Background Check

2 board actions Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/27/2015)View details
  • Other (12/3/2014)View details
No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Anson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anson treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Anson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anson treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Anson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Anson treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Anson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Anson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Artery Disease
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Congenital Heart Defects
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Epilepsy
Fracture
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lung Surgery
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Port Placements or Replacements
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Anson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Barrows Neuro Inst
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Of Illinois Hosp
Residency Hospital
1986
Rush Presb Hosp
Residency Hospital
1985
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1980
Grinnell College
Undergraduate School
1992
1990
1986
1985
1984
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Anson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Anson

4.1

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
70.96774193548387%
(22)
4 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
19.35483870967742%
(6)

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Dr. Anson and his assistant Carrie saved my life. I was diagnosed with normal pressure hydrocephellus. I had gotten to the point where I couldn't digest food or walk at all. My husband took me to UMC emergency and I was graced with Dr. Anson. He performed a vp shunt surgery in my brain. He told me...Read More
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Dr Anson and his entire staff are all wonderful! Dr Anson repaired my badly broken neck and honestly I feel he saved my life! His PA is also wonderful and knowledgeable! They are a team made in heaven and I would highly recommend Dr Anson for any neuro needs! Respectfully Karen K Larsen
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I do not have enough superlative words to describe my experience with Dr. John Anson and his staff Carey, and Megan. One month ago I could not walk 27 steps unaided today I can walk with NO pain, exercise , and go about my normal activities . Any limitations are for a limited time for healing Of...Read More
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I was sent to Dr. Anson from the emergency room of St. Rose, this doctor took me into surgery as soon as he could and did a great job as far as I'm concerned. I was walking with great pain and this doctor took great care of my problems
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I had surgery with Dr Anson in August of 2015 for Trigeminal Neuralgia. He and his staff were amazing especially his PA Carrie. They were very attentive and answered questions readily. Highly recommended.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Culinary Health Fund
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Options PPO
PacifiCare PPO
Sierra Health
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO