Dr. Laura Anderson, MD

Dr. Laura Anderson, MD

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Neurosurgery | Female | 62 years old

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Dr. Anderson specializes in Neurosurgery and practices in Sacramento, CA. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
3.8
based on 22 total surveys (8 with reviews)
Dr. Anderson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (8)
in Folsom, CA |
Excellent
in Sacramento, CA |
Spectacular Surgeon. Compassionate doctor. Cool person.
in Roseville, CA |
A co-worker referred me to Dr. Anderson. She operated on my neck with a good outcome. For two years, she strongly advised me to get off the oxycontin. I was in denial, but she finally convinced me. It was hard, but my life is so much better now. I will never be able to thank her enough!
in Davis, CA |
My neurosurgeon
in Folsom, CA |
I tell everybody about Dr. Anderson. Sacramento's first female neurosurgeon.
in Roseville, CA |
She is a real doctor, able to make a diagnosis, able to get the insurance company to do the right thing. I referred my mother to her. She had a great surgical outcome.
in Sacramento, CA |
Dr. Anderson saved my life by repairing my back. My previous surgeon botched the first surgery, and other neurosurgeons refused to help. Dr. Anderson was outstanding and very professional. My family and I thank her every day.
in Eugene, OR |
Dr Anderson was cold and indifferent to my condition, pushing surgery or get out of my office attitude. After surgery, she ordered the wrong xrays so I had to go take them again. When she saw that other vertebre were compromised in my accident she said oh...had I seen that before, I would've operated on it when I was in there....then with a smirk she looked at me and said...but you can always have another surgery. Do not go to this surgeon. There are better with much nicer bed side manor.
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Dr. Anderson'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
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ca Davis Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)