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Meet Eric Anderson, M.D.

Eric W. Anderson, M.D. - Knight Cancer Institute Community Hematology & OncologyDr. Anderson has been at OHSU since 2006, first for his internship and residency in Internal Medicine, then for a fellowship in Medical Oncology. 

At the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, he specializes in treating patients with all solid tumor malignancies. He has special interests in gastrointestinal (colorectal, pancreas, esophagus, stomach), lung and breast cancers. He also treats patients with benign and malignant blood diseases including leukemia, lymphoma and anemia.

In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Anderson is also an active research scientist in the Knight Cancer Institute, where he focuses on pancreatic and colon cancer. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling around the Portland area, cooking and spending time with his family.

He received his medical degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate College of Medicine, where he also received a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, where he also completed a fellowship in Medical Oncology, serving as Chief Fellow his final year. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-eligible in Medical Oncology. 

“I strive to provide compassionate, cutting-edge, evidence-based individualized care and treatment to patients with all kinds of cancer, while focusing on their individual needs and goals,” he says.