Dr. Brian Anderson was born and raised on a farm in Delta, Utah. He received
his BS degree at the University of Utah and attended Medical School at
Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. He completed
his neurosurgery residency at Pennsylvania State University in Hershey,
Pennsylvania, where he was awarded two prestigious CAST fellowships in
functional neurosurgery and minimally invasive spine techniques.
Dr. Anderson practiced medicine in Quincy, Illinois, where he built a robust
general practice. He started a robotic spine and DBS program and established
an outreach program to provide neurosurgery care to traditionally underserved
After 15 years away from Utah, Dr. Anderson is thrilled to return and join
Dr. John Edwards and Dr. Andrea Brock as one of a team of 3 expert neurosurgeons
at Summit Brain, Spine, and Orthopedics.
Dr. Anderson has a broad practice with expertise in functional neurosurgery
and minimally invasive spine surgery focused on restorative therapies
for various pathologies, such as spinal cord stimulation for pain, deep
brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease and tremors, and robotic
spine surgery, allowing for expedited recovery.
During residency, he also completed a Master's Degree in Healthcare
Administration with a focus on business finance, leading to a particular
interest in optimizing practice management, finance, and efficiency practices.
Dr. Anderson and his wife have 5 children and are happy to return to Utah
to be near family.