L. Roderick Anderson, MD

Adult Neurology

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.7 out of 5
201 Ratings

L. Roderick Anderson, MDA graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Dr. Anderson is board-certified in both Neurology and Vascular Neurology. He completed his Neurology Residency as well as a Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Fellowship at the University of Arizona.

Prior to joining Carondelet Neurological Institute, Dr. Anderson held an appointment as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Arizona, where he was a Co-Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Team and a neurosonologist in the Vascular Lab. He has been a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in numerous clinical research trials involving both the acute treatment and prevention of stroke.

Dr. Anderson has been board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 2000, and recently was recertified in 2010. He received his Vascular Neurology board certification in 2009. He is a professional member of both the American Academy of Neurology and the American Stroke Association.

Watch Our Online Seminar on Stroke PreventionHe remains active as a neurosonologist interpreting transcranial Doppler studies at the Carondelet Neurological Institute where he is also the Director of Vascular Neurology. He is a member of the Brain Attack Team helping lead the Carondelet Neurological Institute in obtaining Primary Stroke Center certification/recertification as well as providing telestroke coverage to Southern Arizona. He practices both vascular and general neurology.

In addition to our main clinic location, Dr. Anderson practices at our Northwest satellite clinic:

551 W. Magee Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85704.

Please call 520-881-8400 to schedule an appointment.

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Nov 22, 2019
As a retired basic scientist (I taught introductory statistics and researched how physicians learn in clinical practice), I received OTJ trained and have experience teaching "introduction to medical interviewing." Based on both that training and those experiences, and while I didn't know Dr Anderson, he was the paradigm I developed during training and sought to instill in my first year students as what they should aspire to be.
Nov 13, 2019
Dr. Anderson always takes excellent care of me
Oct 29, 2019
first visit, I'm confident the doctor can help me, this won't be a one visit concern, I'm glad I've found Dr, Anderson
Sep 22, 2019
Been seeing Dr. Anderson for at least 8 years. He is great!!
Sep 15, 2019
Dr Anderson doesn't laugh or smile much, but he obviously takes patient care and your condition very seriously. That is obvious. I am terrified of what my future holds, and he makes sure I understand what is best for me and my diagnosis. I realized this very quickly with Dr. Anderson. He is there to do his very best to help me, and I so appreciate that.
Aug 22, 2019
I found the doctor easy to talk to and to ask questions. He listened!
Jul 30, 2019
I was vey pleased with the exam and questions by the doctor - very easy for me to understand
Jul 18, 2019
Dr Anderson was outstanding. He was both very professional and caring during the visit. He took time to understand the situation, and we feel very comfortable and confident with his care. After the appointment (on the same day), Dr Anderson followed up with a phone call to discuss his thoughts on treatment options. We're very appreciative of both his time and expertise in the care provided.
Jun 30, 2019
Dr. Anderson sees myself and my wife plus my in-laws and, most recently, our daughter. We have the utmost faith in him and truly respect him as a physician.
Jun 28, 2019
Dr. Anderson really listens to my concerns then we select the appropriate treatment together after he has explained all options. He really supports what I feel most comfortable in pursuing.
Jun 28, 2019
I have very high regards for dr Anderson
Jun 17, 2019
Dr. Anderson is very professional in his manner, extremely thorough is his examine and very approachable. All mannerisms I desire in a physician.
Jun 13, 2019
Dr. Anderson is excellent!
Jun 7, 2019
Very professional and effective. Happy with result.
May 22, 2019
Good; a positive experience. Thanks.
May 14, 2019
DR. Anderson is the epitome of a doctor. Been with him since first stroke
Apr 26, 2019
The care provider, Dr. Anderson, was very considerate and listened to any and all of my concerns and addressing each one of them.
Apr 26, 2019
Dr Anderson cares.after seven months of bouncing around care providers it was a relief to find someone who is willing to help me with my SIRVA condition.
Apr 21, 2019
Excellent, as always.
Apr 12, 2019
I couldn't be with a better physician than Dr. Anderson for this particular health condition.
Mar 28, 2019
Dr. Anderson was patient and caring.
Mar 26, 2019
I really like doc Anderson. took the time to explain. do manual test for my problems. came up with other test brat need to be done at the hospital to discover the cause of my problems
Mar 12, 2019
I felt like Dr. Andersen spent the time to review my issues and listened to what I had to say with out judgement
Mar 5, 2019
Mar 3, 2019
Dr Anderson is the best neurologist in town. He has let me cry and he listened. He helped me through very rough times. I never feel rushed when I am seeing him for an appointment. He is very thorough. I've seen other neurologists in town and he is by far, the most caring doctor out there.
Feb 21, 2019
Feb 18, 2019
Feb 13, 2019
*Dr. Anderson has a good system for your explanations very clear and kindly. I am very happy.
Feb 13, 2019
Dr. Anderson spent lots of time with patient even with emotional and psychological concerns. Very caring and patient!
Feb 11, 2019
spent a lot of time with me and looked into other issues I had and gave recommendations and services to help me
Feb 8, 2019
He truly listened and let me ask all my questions. Not all doctors do that!
Jan 24, 2019
We liked DR. Anderson very much. Gave us more information than the other clinic did.

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