On November 11th, 2016 Dr. Anderson traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah to proctor experienced surgeons doing Total Ankle Replacement to ensure proper technique and verify correctness. Dr. Anderson was also present to monitor and evaluate surgeons doing their first Ankle Joint Replacements. In addition, during this visit, the hospital organization requested Dr. Anderson to review the patients charts prior to surgery, Cat Scan Images, X-rays, Labs and evaluate the patient to ensure the patient was a candidate for Total Ankle Replacement.
Dr. Anderson is recognized as an expert in ankle surgery. He was selected from a small group of surgeons nationally recognized for this type of surgery. Because of the complexity of Total Ankle Joint Replacement surgery, only select surgeons, with specific training and qualifications may perform this surgery. Dr. Anderson was the first to perform Total Ankle Joint Replacement in Las Cruces, Alamogordo and in Southern New Mexico.