Dr. Bruce J Andersen, MD



Neurosurgery     -  Idaho,  Boise

 Overview

Dr. Bruce J Andersen, MD works in Boise, Idaho is a specialist in Neurosurgery and graduated Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1982. Dr. Andersen is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Saint Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center and practicing for 36 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

 Conditions

  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • AIDS-Related Tumors
  • Amniotomy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
  • Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Functional Hemispherectomy
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
  • Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Implanon® Placement
  • Isolaz System Acne Treatment
  • IV Sedation
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Lattice Corneal Dystrophy, Type 1
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Pediatric AIDS
  • Pediatric Chronic Infection
  • Pediatric Dermatologic Disorders
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pediatric Varicocele
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Sinus Node Disease
  • Surgical Mesh Removal
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)

 Procedures

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine and Brain Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 36

 State License

  • Idaho

 Spoken Languages

  • French
  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

Chicago, IL, United States

Graduated: 1982

Residency Hospitals


Med College Va

Richmond, VA, USA

Year completed: 1988

Fellowship Hospital


University South Fla College Med

Tampa, FL, USA

Year completed: 1990

Internship Hospital


Med Col/va Hsp


RICHMOND VA

 Awards

1   FACS
2   AANS
3   Congress Neurological Surgery
4   Congress Neur Surg

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Idaho Neuroscience Associates

6140 Curtisian Avenue Suite 400
Idaho (ID)
Boise,
83704

  (208) 367-3500
Office Volume:    100 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Map & Directions



Idaho Neuroscience Associates, 6140 Curtisian Avenue Suite 400, Boise, Idaho (ID), 83704




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PPO
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Altius Health Plans HMO
  • Altius Health Plans POS
  • Altius Health Plans PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Corizon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • First Choice Health HMO
  • First Choice Health MCR
  • First Choice Health POS
  • First Choice Health PPO
  • Gold
  • Health Net
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net POS
  • Health Net PPO
  • Humana
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Idaho
  • Medicaid of Oregon
  • Medicare MCR
  • Moda Health
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Noridian
  • PacificSource
  • PHCS
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance
  • Silver
  • Trinity Health Plan
  • True Blue Connected Care HMO-POS
  • Wise Provider Networks
  • Wise Provider Networks PPO

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Affiliated Hospitals


St. Luke's Boise Medical Center photo


St. Luke's Boise Medical Center

190 East Bannock Street Idaho ID, Boise, 83712

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center is a hospital located in Boise, ID. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 4 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 13 of 14 procedures.



Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center photo


Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

1055 North Curtis Road Idaho ID, Boise, 83706

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center is a non-profit hospital located in Boise, ID. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 9 of 12 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 11 of 12 procedures.



Saint Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center photo


Saint Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center

650 Addison Avenue West Idaho ID, Twin Falls, 83301

Saint Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center is a hospital located in Twin Falls, ID. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 3 of 10 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 10 of 10 procedures.




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