Dr. Charles A. Anderson MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Charles Anderson is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Anderson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Adult General Thoracic, Minimally Invasive Cardiac, Minimally Invasive Thoracic

Clinical Interests: Robotic surgery, Reconstruction, Robotic cardiothoracic surgery, ventricular assist devices, a. fib and chest wall reconstruction. I develop surgical instrumentation and closure devices for high risk sternal dehiscence pts.

Hospital Affiliation

Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta

Education & Medical Training

Tripler Army Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1998

University of Tennessee
Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2000 - 2002

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, 2005 - 2006

Tripler Army Medical Center
Internship, General Surgery, 1991 - 1992

Creighton University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Creighton University
Other Training, Biology, 1984 - 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 15 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 11 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

WA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Surgeon Achievement Award, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

First Place in the Gary P. Wratten Trauma Paper Competition, Walter Reed Army Hospital

First Place in the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Creighton University School of Medicine

Publications & Presentations

The High Risk Sternum: A Role For Rigid Fixation.

Design, Development and Status – PROACT 2010.

An Unusual Complication of Percutaneous Tracheostomy in a Patient with H1N1 "Swine Flu".

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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