Dr. John Joseph Anderson is a native of the Southwest raised in Arizona. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Northern Arizona University. He received his Medical School training in Des Moines, Iowa where he graduated at the top of his class.
Dr. Anderson was accepted to one of the top surgical residencies in the country; Scripps -Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center in San Diego, California. While in San Diego, Dr. Anderson received many research awards and learned new surgical techniques in foot and ankle surgery. In San Diego he served as Chief Resident and lectured throughout the country on advanced reconstructive surgery.
Following his years in San Diego, Dr. Anderson was accepted for advanced training in Northern California at the Sacramento- Kaiser Surgery Program. There he received additional training in reconstructive foot, ankle and leg surgery.
Dr. Anderson is Board Certified in Foot, Rear Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Anderson has practiced in Alamogordo since 2002, when he joined New Mexico Bone and Joint Institute. He has served as the Chief of Surgery at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center and is the Medical Director of Southern New Mexico Surgery Center. He is also a surgical textbook author and serves on the editorial board for medical journals as an expert in foot and ankle surgery.
He takes special interest in difficult revision cases that other surgeons will not do. This includes arthroscopy, corrective surgery, limb salvage surgery and post traumatic surgery. From fractures to heel pain, Dr. Anderson has been trained in the most current and advanced treatments.
Dr. Anderson continues to be active in Church and with the Boy Scouts of America. When he is not working he spends time with his family. He enjoys all outdoors activities.
Education and Training
- American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- Fellow - American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- Board Certified - American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (formerly American Board of Podiatric Surgery)
Foot Reconstructive Surgery
Rearfoot & Ankle Reconstructive Surgery
- Pi Delta National Honor Society
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- New Mexico Podiatric Medical Society
- Eagle Scout: Boy Scouts of America