Born and raised in Layton, Utah, he is delighted to be back in the mountains. He attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude earning a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences with a minor in Chemistry. He holds his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In addition to his medical practice, he is also a Captain in the Army National Guard, which he joined shortly after starting medical school. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He most recently was in private practice in Pocatello Idaho, and is excited to come back home to Salt Lake City.
Dr. Anderson is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, and enjoys most performing cataract and refractive surgery with advanced technology including premium lenses, laser-assisted surgery, and other refractive surgeries. He also enjoys eyelid surgery, glaucoma, corneal diseases, and medical retina. He has published in peer reviewed journals and presented papers and posters at national ophthalmic meetings.
Dr. Anderson pursued a career in medicine because he loves people and wanted to help them in some capacity. He thoroughly enjoys listening to people and helping to improve or restore people’s sight. During his residency, he provided medical and surgical care to underserved populations in Kenya and plans to continue international work. He speaks Spanish, which he learned on a LDS Mission to Panama.
When Dr. Anderson is not practicing medicine, he enjoys Alpine and waterskiing, canyoneering, hiking, spending time with family, and playing a wide variety of sports as well as attending musicals and local cultural events.