Medical School: The University of Arizona College of Medicine
Residency: University of California, Davis
Fellowship: The Indiana Hand Center
Dr. Anderson's approach to the care of the hands and upper extremities is patient-centered. Through his years of experience he has learned that the best care involves patients in the treatment process and makes them an essential part of the care team.
Dr. Anderson graduated with honors from the University of Arizona Medical School. He was also selected as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical student honor society. Dr. Anderson completed his orthopedic residency at the University of California Davis Medical Center, a prominent orthopedic training facility. He undertook further advanced medical training at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis, nationally recognized for its innovative treatments of the hand and upper extremities.
Dr. Anderson joins Proliance Hand, Wrist and Elbow Physicians from Eastern Washington, where he practiced for years as a successful orthopedic surgeon. During this time he achieved board certification as a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and earned the Certification of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.
Committed to training others in his field, Dr. Anderson has authored numerous articles and book chapters and teaches when his schedule permits at the University of Washington. Dr. Anderson is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Besides treating patients at PHWE, Dr. Anderson is an active physician and surgeon at Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Evergreen Hospital Medical Center, and Swedish Medical Center.
In addition to his interest in the care of the hand, Dr. Anderson has advanced training in problems affecting the elbow. He has a particular interest in conditions which cause pain or disability in the elbow, such as trauma, fractures, or arthritis.