Dr. Lars Anker, MD

Dr. Lars Anker, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(12)
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Dr. Lars Anker, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Fullerton, CA. He is 49 years old.

100 E Valencia Mesa Dr Ste 105

Fullerton, CA 92835

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 91% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Brain Aneurysm Repair
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paracentesis
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Universitaet Hamburg, Fachbereich Medizin
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Minnesota Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anker to family and friends
4.4
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Anker's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Los Angeles, CA |
This review is based on bad experiences with the front office. But it reflects badly on the doctor. After a recommendation for surgery we were seeking a second opinion. The front office(and probably the doctor) dint like the fact that we dint proceed with Dr Anker for surgery. Not sure what is...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Anker accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Anker has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph Hospital
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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St.Jude Medical Center
101 E Valencia Mesa Dr
Fullerton, CA 92835
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