Dr. Mark E. Anderson, MD

Dr. Mark E. Anderson, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 65 years old

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Dr. Anderson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anderson to family and friends
3.5
based on 34 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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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. 

in Garden Grove, CA |
When my primary Doctor referred me to Dr. Anderson on my diagnosis of a Herniated disc on my L5/S1 Lumbar I didn't know what to expect. I did a little research on Dr. Anderson and he had good report. The moment I walked in his office I felt safe and peace. He did a laminectomy and Discoptomy on my L5/S1. After the surgery I had no more pain. Ive been walking with no pain. However every person is Different. Dr. Anderson did an amazing job! I have nothing but love for the man. Thank you Dr!!!
in San Clemente, CA |
I was diagnosed with severe central stenosis, multiple levels of foraminal & lateral recess stenosis, multilevel degenerative disc disease with protrusions and multiple disc protrusions. I interviewed with three surgeons and knew without a doubt the Dr. Anderson was the one I wanted to perform my surgery. I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Anderson and his staff. Dr. Anderson is very professional and I would recommend him to anyone needing surgery.
in Anaheim, Ca |
Dr. Anderson has been my neurosurgeon on 3 different occasions, 2 of which involved my spinal cord and had he not been so good at his profession, I would be paralyzed, in a wheelchair right now. He is very kind, straight forward, and expects you to listen to his direction if you want to get better. I trust this man with my life and can't say enough about him!! Also, his office staff, Kate & Karen, are the best!! Very friendly, handles the 'paperwork' very promptly ,i.e. forms, referrals, etc
in Brea, CA |
Doctor Anderson left my back in a little better shape but I had to have another back surgery less than a year later because the job was not done very well. I am now much better thanks to another doctor. Also I was treated disrespectfully because I had Obama Care insurance (which is crap). Regardless, if a doctor is going to treat you, he should be respectful. His receptionist was even worse. Just would not recommend him for both of these reasons.
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Dr. Anderson's Care Philosophy

I work for patients not insurance companies.

Dr. Anderson says...

I have performed over 5000 spine procedures alone and consulted on 20,000 patients

in my 40 years of training and practice.  I would like for you to have an opportunity to

compare my experience level, judgement and outcomes history when considering with

whom you will trust your life. 

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. 

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

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Why It Matters: Dr. Anderson's Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    St Lukes Hospital Of Kansas City

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University London Institute Neur

    Completed in 1979

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Kansas

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery