Dr. Mark Anderson, MD

Dr. Mark Anderson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Mark Anderson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery.

16300 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 1005

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 753-0303

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
more than 75% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 57% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 54% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease


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17  Procedures

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.


  • University of Kansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • St Lukes Hospital Of Kansas City
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Stanford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University London Institute Neur
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anderson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
40 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Anderson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Anderson Says:

Thank-you for your constructive feedback.  This assists in continuous improvement in

my patients experience.  I accept high risk patients and invite them to allow me to address

directly any concern. 


Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Anderson knows his stuff. Her did my cervical fusion I've 15 years ago and without hesitation I have returned with a new spinal issue. His staff is kind and caring. I trust Dr Anderson implicitly!
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Dr. Anderson is as much an artist as a great surgeon. His heart is to help people and heal them. I was disabled and in constant pain. Dr. Anderson performed spinal surgery on me. I am now pain free and active. Every day I thank God for Dr. Anderson and ask God to bless him.
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Dr. Anderson had to remove my previous plate, re-fuse one disc , then remove and fuse two other discs, then put a new plate covering the area of four discs. He told me it was 3x the surgery I had before so of course I was nervous. The surgery was over before I knew it and by the next day I was...more
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Make no mistake, this is a favorable review. Beginning with my first visit Dr. Anderson was direct and to the point. He stuck to the facts at every turn and clearly spelled out the risks and benefits of the risky surgery at hand. At any rate, his style was probably the reason I went forward with...more
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After 6 years of having a lumbar laminectomy with a bone spur performed by Dr Anderson I consider myself lucky to have been referred to him. After 10 years prior to the surgery having constant pain he gave me my life back. So after all this time I say Thank you Dr Anderson.
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