Casandra Anderson, M.D.

 I believe the best way to deliver care to a newly diagnosed cancer patient is through a multidisciplinary team approach, with treatment focused around the patient’s goals. I am honored to share patients’ cancer journeys with them from the initial consultation to the long-term follow-up care.  

 

Specialties

Breast Cancer


Training


Education: M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency: Hennepin County Medical Center, Surgical

Fellowship: City of Hope, Duarte, CA, Surgical Oncology

 


About Dr. Casandra Anderson

Dr. Casandra Anderson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota in 1995. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2000 and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society. She completed her surgical residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at which time she also participated in a surgical critical care fellowship. Dr. Anderson then went on to train in surgical oncology at City of Hope in Duarte, California.

Dr. Casandra Anderson’s interests are in breast care, including complex cancer care and high-risk screening. She has helped develop shared decision-making tools, as well as value and preference surveys to help her patients understand their options and voice their preferences. She recognizes the social and emotional challenges that come with a life-changing diagnosis, and is dedicated to her patients’ treatment and recovery.

Dr. Casandra Anderson enjoys spending her free time with her husband and son playing mini-golf and escape games. She also enjoys exploring new places, gardening and outdoor activities.

Accomplishments

Minnesota Monthly Best Doctors for Women (General Surgery) 2011, 2013-14, 2019

Minnesota Monthly Best Doctors (General Surgery) 2015-16 

Minnesota Monthly Top Doctors (Breast Surgery) 2014, 2017-19  

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors (General Surgery) 2012-19 

Bruce Linderholm Award, ANW Medical Staff, 2013

Terrell McElligott Surgical Oncology Fellow of the Year Award, 2008

AOA, University of Minnesota Medical School

Dean’s List, University of Minnesota, College of Biological Sciences