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Deryk Anderson, DO

Dr. Deryk Anderson is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. After graduating Cum Laude from Utah State University with a bachelor of science degree in Nutrition Science, he earned his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He completed his internship in traditional osteopathic medicine through Michigan State University/Metro Health Hospital. He then completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Midwestern University in Chicago, Illinois —where he earned the role of Chief Orthopedic Resident.

Prior to joining OPA in 2015, Dr. Anderson practiced orthopedic medicine with Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute in Hermiston, Oregon. Dr. Anderson specializes in preventing and treating sports injuries. During his training in Chicago, he had the privilege of working with team physicians for multiple professional sports teams. He has also been serving as team physician for the Tri City Americans, a WHL Major Junior Hockey Team.

As part of his adult reconstruction practice, Dr. Anderson is pleased to offer his patients the direct anterior total hip arthroplasty. This approach gives patients a quicker recovery with less pain and minimal if any restrictions following hip replacement.

As a D.O., Dr. Anderson brings a unique perspective to orthopedic treatment. Although certified and credentialed just like any other surgeon, he also has specialized training in preventive care and the integration of the body’s systems to the body’s natural healing process.

Dr. Anderson excited to return to his home state with his wife and 4 children. In addition to spending time fishing, hunting and skiing, he wholeheartedly gives back to his community. He has previously volunteered coaching various youth sport teams and as an Eagle Scout, stays involved as an Assistant Scout Master. He and his family look forward to living, playing and serving in the Mat-Su community.

Special Interests
  • Arthroscopic Surgery: shoulder, knee, elbow, hand, and ankle.
  • Fracture Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • General Orthopedics
  • Adult Reconstruction, including Anterior Hip Arthroplasty
  • Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery 
Sample Procedures
  • ACL repair
  • Arthroscopy
  • Carpal Tunnel Repair
  • Distal Radius Fracture Repair
  • Elbow Fracture Repair
  • Ortho Fracture Repair incl. Extremities
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger/Thumb Release 
Privileges & Affiliations

Privileges

    • Alaska Regional Hospital
    • Alaska Surgery Center
    • Alpine Surgery Center
    • Creekside Surgery Center
    • Mat-Su Regional Medical Center
    • Providence Alaska Medical Center

Affiliations

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

  • American Osteopathic Association

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

Education
  • Residency – Orthopedic Surgery, 2008-2012 
    Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL 
  • Internship – Traditional Osteopathic, 2008-2009 
    Metro Health Hospital/Michigan State University, Wyoming, MI 
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003-2007 
    Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO 
  • Bachelors of Science Nutrition Science – Cum laude, 1995-1996, 1999-2002 
    Utah State University, Logan, UT

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