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Peter E Andersen, M.D.

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Specialties:
Cancer, Otolaryngology (ENT)
Special Interests:
Head and Neck Surgery, Otolaryngology (ENT), Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Neuroendocrine
Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English

"I strive to provide every patient with a personalized treatment plan that maximizes their chances of cure and minimizes the side effects of treatment."

Biography

Dr. Andersen specializes in working with doctors from other specialties to care for patients with cancers and benign tumors of the head and neck. He strives to develop an individualized treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the chance of cure and minimizes side effects of treatment. He leads a highly specialized team of physicians, nurse practitioners and speech/language pathologists to deliver the best treatment for each patient's situation. While Dr. Andersen is a surgeon, he is expert in both surgical and nonsurgical treatment of head and neck tumors, including chemotherapy, radiation and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He and his team can provide the most up-to-date reconstructive procedures and rehabilitation techniques.

In his spare time Dr. Andersen enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, skiing and windsurfing.

Education

  • Degree:
    M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA, 1988
  • Residency:
    Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, 1988-1993
  • Fellowship:
    Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 1993-1995
  • Certification:
    American Board of Otolaryngology, 1994
 

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