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Lars Anker, MD

  • Neurosurgery
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Lars Anker, MD
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 212
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Lars Anker, MD
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 212
Orange, CA 92868
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(714) 450-6880
(714) 450-6801

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of Hamburg - 1994
    • Residency
      University Of Minnesota Medical School - 2002
    • Internship
      University Of Minnesota Medical School - 1997
    Areas of Interest
    Brain Tumor
    Pituitary disorders
    Spine care Services
    Neuro-Oncology Services
    Adult Hydrocephalus
    Facial pain
  • Biography


    Dr. Lars Anker has been practicing Neurological Surgery for the last 17 years. He went to medical school at Hamburg University Medical School in Hamburg, Germany. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Southern California. His residency took place at the University of Minnesota. He is the program director for the neuro-oncology program at St. Joseph Hospital since 2011. His interests include gliomas, pituitary tumors, hydrocephalus and complex spine surgery. He is a compassionate neurosurgeon who enjoys spending time with his patients and their families and answers all their questions in detail.