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Dr. Bruce Andersen, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.0 (45)
Map Pin Small Boise, ID
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Bruce Andersen, MD

Dr. Bruce Andersen, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Boise, ID. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Northwestern University and is affiliated with Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Dr. Andersen, completed a residency at University Oreg/Hlth Scis University|Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Andersen an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Andersen works at Saint Alphonsus Medical Group in Boise, ID with other offices in Saint Paul, MN and Minneapolis, MN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Andersen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Saint Alphonsus Medical Group
    1072 N Liberty St Ste 303, Boise, ID 83704 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (208) 367-2800
  2. 2
    Saint Alphonsus Neuroscience Institute
    1072 N Liberty St Ste 303, Boise, ID 83704 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (208) 367-4035
  3. 3
    Regions Hospital
    640 Jackson St, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 495-6603
  4. 4
    Park Nicollet Neurology\neurosurgery St. Louis Park
    3931 Louisiana Ave S Ste E500, Minneapolis, MN 55426 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (952) 993-3200

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  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa
  • Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

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    About Dr. Bruce Andersen, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1063420792
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University South Fla College of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Oreg/Hlth Scis University|Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
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    • Med Col/Va Hsp
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    • Northwestern University
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    • Neurosurgery
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