Dr. John Anson, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

Biography

Dr. John Anson, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Anson is affiliated with Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus, St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus, MountainView Hospital and St. Rose Dominican, Rose de Lima Campus.

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    Dr. Anson's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anson to family and friends
    4
    based on 27 total surveys (5 with reviews)
    Dr. Anson's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (5)
    in Henderson, NV |
    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.
    in Lake Havasu City, AZ |
    After 4 back surgeries in a 14 mo. period, I was much worse. Went to my 2 wk. check up and Dr. Anson had no id why I had drop foot and increased after the last surgery. Went to another specialist who admitted me to the hospital quickly and found scar tissue that was pushed against nerved endings. After this surgery, I could move my leg. I am still in a lot of pain and looks like I will have permanent nerve damage to my right leg. I may never be able to drive again.
    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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    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

    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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    • 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
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Nevada
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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 Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • 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
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • 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
    • 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

    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

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    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