Dr. John A. Anson, MD

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Dr. John A. Anson, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

The Spine and Brain Institute 8530 W Sunset Rd Ste 250, Las Vegas, NV 89113 Get Directions

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Dr. Anson specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Las Vegas, NV. He practices at 1 location.

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  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Anson has 2 malpractice Malpractice Claims

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    • Settlement;2013-07-24T00:00:00
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    • Settlement;2012-12-18T00:00:00
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    • License Placed on Inactive Status
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    • Nevada
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  • Internship Hospital
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    4.1 based on 26 responses
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    • Trustworthiness
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    • Helpfulness
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    • Staff
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    Experience with Dr. Anson
    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
       (25)
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (25)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (25)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
       (25)
    Dr. Anson's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (26)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
       (26)
    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
       (26)
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes (24)
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    in Las Vegas, NV |
    Dr. Anson was very patient with me in explaining my medical issue, the upcoming surgery and post op care. Some medical experts seem to rush you out of the office but Dr. Anson was the exact opposite. He is a life saver.
    in Lake Havasu Cit, AZ |
    He is the best! I truly believe my husband wouldn't be walking today if it weren't for Dr. Anson. He found what other doctors and hospital testing missed. My husband wouldn't go to to anyone else unless it was something not of his control.
    in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
    My neuropathy and pain are gone, I recommend Dr. Anson frequently.
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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Anson's Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Heart Disease
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Heart Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Puncture Aspiration
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spinal Tumor Surgery
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

    Background Check

    • 2
      Malpractice Claims

      Dr. Anson has 2 malpractice claims

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      • Settlement  (7/24/2013)
      • Amount or Range: $200,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Injury from esophageal tear during surgery & failure to recognize timely afterwards.
      • State: Nevada
      • Settlement  (12/18/2012)
      • Amount or Range: $500,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: Death of paraplegic child after sx to decompress severe headaches r/i quadriplegia.
      • State: Nevada
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    • 0
      Sanctions

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    • 2
      Board Actions

      Dr. Anson has 2 board actions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (3/27/2015)
      • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
      • Summary: Anson, John A MD: License # 036071360: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has sister state discipline in the State of Nevada after he entered into a Settlement Agreement with Nevada for a fine and continuing medial education due to his failure to conform to minimum acceptable standards of medical practice and negligence. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has DENIED license renewal and placed the physician’s license in REFUSE TO RENEW status.
      • State: Illinois
      • Other  (12/3/2014)
      • Action Taken: Education
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Nevada
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush Presb Hosp

      Completed in 1986

      University Of Illinois Hosp

      Completed in 1990

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Barrows Neuro Inst

      Completed in 1992

    • Undergraduate School
      Grinnell College

      Graduated in 1980

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

      Dr. Anson has no awards or honors listed.

    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Anson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Neurosurgery
    • Board certified in Neurosurgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Anson's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Anson

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients