At the recent annual meeting of the New Mexico Podiatric Medical Association (NMPMA), Anderson received the Podiatrist of the Year Award. He completed his residency training at Scripps-Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center in San Diego, where he served as chief resident and lectured throughout the country on advanced reconstructive surgery. He then completed advanced training in Northern California at the Sacramento-Kaiser Surgery Program. Anderson has practiced in Alamogordo, NM, since 2002, when he joined Alamogordo Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. He has served as the chief of surgery at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center and is the medical director of Southern New Mexico Surgery Center. He is also a surgical textbook author and serves on the editorial board for medical journals as an expert in foot and ankle surgery.