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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Marla Rae Anderson, MD

Specialty
  • General Surgery
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
South Orange County Surgical Medical Group - Mission Viejo
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 351
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
South Orange County Surgical Medical Group - Mission Viejo
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 351
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 364-1007
Fax
(949) 364-6057
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Northwestern University
    • Residency
      Northwestern University
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Anderson graduated with honors from the University of California Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 1994.  She earned her Doctor of Medicine and participated in her General Surgery Residency at Northwestern University Medical School during 1995 through 2004.  From 2004 to 2018, she has worked at Kaiser/San Rafael, Unity Point Methodist Hospital, University of Illinois, and Illinois Breast Surgical Specialists.  In January 2019, Dr. Anderson joined our practice and is a welcome member of the Saddleback Surgery Division of South Orange County Surgical Medical Group.

    She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.  She has held positions on the breast cancer and leadership committee, the breast center steering committee, the breast interdisciplinary committee, the surgical safety committee, the commission on cancer committee and many others.   She is the current Medical Director of Surgical Breast Oncology for Mission Hospital.

    Dr. Anderson’s surgical interest pertains to all aspects of breast disease and includes breast cancer treatment and prevention.  She has dedicated her practice of surgery to assist patients with breast disease and its implication on their lifestyles.   She is at the forefront of developing programs for high risk breast cancer in our community.  Her compassionate sensitivity in addressing the issues of a life changing disease is greatly appreciated by her patients.