Al Anderson, MD
Professor, Neurology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (1982)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Iowa (IA) (1978)
Internship:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program (1982)
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (1995)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (1994)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (1996)
Languages: English
Department: Neurology

Recognition & Awards

  • Neurology Residents’ Teacher of the Year Award, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2005)

Research Interests

My research is focused on stroke prevention and the cognitive and emotional effects of stroke. I assess neurobehavior in patients with focal cerebrovascular lesions and vascular dementia.

Publications

  • Filley CM, Arciniegas DB, Brenner LA, Anderson CA, Kelly JP. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: A Clinical Perspective. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. Spring 2019;31(2):170-172. PubMed PMID: 31012827

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • American Academy of Neurology: Critical Care and Emergency Neurology Section, Member
  • American Academy of Neurology: Behavioral Neurology Section, Member
  • Colorado Society of Clinical Neurologists, Member
  • Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology, Member
  • American Stroke Association, Fellow
  • American Neuropsychiatric Association, Member
  • Denver Clinical and Pathologic Society, Member
  • Association of University Professors of Neurology, Member

Practice Locations

Neurosciences Center - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2080

UCHealth Memory Disorders Clinic - Stapleton
3055 Roslyn Street
Suite 120
Denver, CO 80238
720-848-2080

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neurology, Board Certification (1996)
  • Emergency Medicine, Board Certification (1992)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System
  • Brain and Nervous System - Stroke
Clinical Interests
I sub-specialize in emergency neurology, behavior neurology and stroke. I collaborate extensively with the Neuropsychiatry Service of the Department of Psychiatry and provide clinical consultation in various settings. I see patients at the University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz Centers for Advanced Medicine at the Fitzsimons campus, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Colorado Mental Health Institutes at Pueblo and Fort Logan.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (1982)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Iowa (IA) (1978)
Internships:
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Program (1982)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Neurology (1995)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (1994)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neurology (1996)
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Languages: English
Department: Neurology
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