Dr. Megan E. Anderson, MD

Dr. Megan E. Anderson, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Female | 44 years old

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Care Philosophy

My career path to orthopedic tumor surgery started with early exposure to orthopedics in general and continued with important role models, subspecialty programs and positive experiences in my training. It has been the draw of discovering correct diagnoses, investigating problems and then often being able to correct them surgically that lead me on this path. I am forever humbled by the resiliency and tenacity of my patients who face limb- and life-threatening problems and am glad I can be a part of their battle in some way.Read more

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Dr. Anderson's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Ludlow, MA |
Dr. Anderson is a kind, caring and compassionate surgeon who goes above and beyond for her patients. She treats her patients and their families with respect. During my last surgery, I was so nervous once I got into the OR and Dr. Anderson was kind enough to hold my hand until I fell asleep. I would highly recommend Dr. Anderson if you need an orthopedic surgeon.
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Dr. Anderson's Care Philosophy

My career path to orthopedic tumor surgery started with early exposure to orthopedics in general and continued with important role models, subspecialty programs and positive experiences in my training. It has been the draw of discovering correct diagnoses, investigating problems and then often being able to correct them surgically that lead me on this path. I am forever humbled by the resiliency and tenacity of my patients who face limb- and life-threatening problems and am glad I can be a part of their battle in some way.

Dr. Anderson says...

After completing her residency at the Cleveland Clinic and fellowship in the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Tumor Fellowship Program, Dr. Megan Anderson joined Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Now in her second decade of practice, she leads the tumor service in Orthopedic Surgery and is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She cares for patients with benign and malignant tumors of bone and soft tissue, is engaged in multiple clinical research projects, and is devoted to resident and fellow education.  Nationally, Dr. Anderson is very active in the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and Children's Oncology Group and regionally in the New England Orthopaedic Society.

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 Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Florida

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

    Boston Children's Hospital

    Completed in 2004

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Undergraduate School
    Wellesley College

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy