Dr. Anderson is a native Californian who attended junior high and high school in Modesto and Riverbank. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California medical school. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida. After a six-year residency, a one-year fellowship with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was then completed. Dr. Anderson attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, for his premedical training. There he received a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a Master's degree in Chemistry. Dr. Anderson is Board Certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.