Meet Dr. Anderson
Meet Dr. Robert G. Anderson, the Medical Director of the Fort Worth and Weatherford plastic surgery centers. Dr. Anderson is board certified in both plastic surgery and otolaryngology (head and neck) surgery. He currently limits his practice to plastic surgery with an emphasis on cosmetic plastic surgery, melanomas and reconstruction after cancer. As a member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the prestigious American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Anderson maintains a firm commitment to patient education and the advancement of plastic surgery. He spent over five years as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas and has been a member of the editorial board of the Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery since 1987. He is the author of monographs on Melanomas and Facial Nerve Surgery and has written numerous scientific articles and book chapters.
Education & Training
After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at El Paso, Dr. Anderson completed his medical education at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. After finishing his residency in otolaryngology (head and neck) surgery and a fellowship in otology, neurology and skull-base surgery, he finalized his training by completing a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Anderson spent six months volunteering as a medical missionary in the Fiji Islands. He worked to train the local surgeons and taught at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji. More recently, he has participated in medical missions to Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras working with surgical groups and cleft lip/palate teams.
Awards & Recognition
In 2009, Dr. Anderson was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the Top Ten Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeons in the United States and has been featured in Newsweek Magazine as a Texas Plastic Surgeon You Should Know. In Fort Worth Magazine, his peers have consistently acknowledged him as one of the top plastic surgeons in Fort Worth.
Dr. Anderson and his wife, Janie have resided in Fort Worth since 1987. They have three wonderful children: Katherine, Lillian, and Noah.