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Dr. Ryan Anderson, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Ryan Anderson is a skilled internist and primary care doctor serving the community of Washington, DC. Dr. Anderson attended Washington University, St. Louis, where he received his medical degree. He completed his residency in internal medicine and primary care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Moreover, Dr. Anderson has also earned a master’s in public policy from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia. He practices at MedStar Medical Group. Dr. Anderson has many prestigious awards to his credit, including the “1510 Leadership in Medicine Award, American Medical Association Foundation” and the “Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Washington University Medical School”. Dr. Anderson is a compassionate practitioner, who believes in educating his patients about their health for long and short term benefits. He believes in the delivery of quality patient care that focuses on patient comfort and seamless recovery.

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Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Internist

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Education and training

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine and Primary Care
  • Harvard University, Master's in Public Policy
  • Medical School - Washington University, St. Louis, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Virginia (Bachelor's)

Awards and publications

  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Washington University Medical School
  • Research Grant, Centers of Excellence in Health Policy and Management
  • Outstanding Policy Analysis, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • 2010 Leadership in Medicine Award, American Medical Association Foundation
  • I. Wallace Leibner Award

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1235542283

Office locations

MedStar Medical Group At Lafayette Center

1133 21st St NW, Suite 600

Washington, DC 20036

Patient reviews
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Very personable and good to talk too! I will definitely be visiting him again.
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He is a doctor that discusses details, explains with knowledge, listens patiently, doesn't leave you with any questions undiscussed about your health. After looking for a primary care and internal doctor all last year and even visiting twodoctors, my husband and I started visiting him currently and we believe that we will stay with him as long as he'd practice in DC area.
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Very pleasant and professional
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I think one thing that is missing is a simple how are you? Technician says has 3 minutes, doctor pretty relaxed, willing to send messages.
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Excellent doctor and staff .
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Overall good, but I wasn't able to get my blood work done during the visit. I felt there was a lag time between seeing the doctor and getting the blood work done. There was time after I saw Dr. Ryan whenthe tech gave me a tetanus shot where the blood work and urine sample could have been taken (or before when tech took my blood pressure). I was sent to the lobby to wait and when the scheduler came out to call another patient she saw me and I asked how much longer because I had to leave for another appointment
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Though it wasn't the most pleasant visit--a physical exam a newly 50 year old isn't fun--I was very pleased with Dr Anderson, especially since I had been forced to get a new primary physician by my insurance and wasnt happy aboutthat. He gave me time, spoke at my level, explained options and why he recommended one over others, and looked forward instead of criticizing past mistakes.
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This was my first visit to Dr. Anderson, and he could not have been kinder or more thorough. The office staff was very courteous as well, and I appreciate that I could get my lab work done right there.
Less than 3 months ago
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He was able to pick up right where my last doctor left off and take me on. I really appreciate his bedside manners the most.
Less than 3 months ago
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He is great! Cares about your health! Super dude!
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Fantastic! I was looking for a new family primary care doctor, I found one!
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I think he goes at your speed so in my case I'm in and out before I know it, mostly about prescriptions, not a lot of chitchat.I would go over a prepared list for the technician, otherwise you will forget, I did.
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Excellent
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What a wonderful doctor! Highly recommend! Very knowledgeable and understanding.
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Great bedside manner, was approachable and willing to talk. Good knowledge of up-to-date medical research. Seemed genuinely interested in patient care and well-being. I was impressed.
Less than 3 months ago
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I was disappointed when my doctor left this practice to pursue a specialty, but I was very satisfied with my appointment with Dr. Anderson. Great bedside manner. I will definitely go back to see him in the future.
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Excellent. Very professional and engaged. One if best appointments with a doctor I have ever had Highly recommend.
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EXCELLENT CARE, EXCELLENT STAFF
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Dr. Anderson was very thorough and professional and address of my concerns with my first appointment
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Anderson was honestly the best doctor I've been to in DC (and I've been to quite a few great ones). He has a great bedside manner, is very prompt, and will talk through all questions you might have. I wasimpressed by the entire experience, and as someone who gets anxious going to the doctor, he made me feel very comfortable. He will definitely be my primary care practitioner from this point forward!
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I would try Friday, come in early, from my office and back in an hour. As I would have guessed, he's getting more popular and improved desk staff, lab staff on 6th floor much nicer than on 1st floor. I willgo back again because when he says you're better, lot of that is him.
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Dr. Anderson was very friendly, and carefully listened to all my concerns. He made sure I understood everything I was supposed to do, and stayed later to answer questions and present all the options available. Very knowledgeable. Like a typicalMedStar facility, it was clean and efficient, with clear visit summaries and objectives discussed with the physician.
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Anderson is a young, professional doctor who is helpful, knowledgeable, and non-judgmental. I highly recommend Dr. Anderson.
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He was great, asked a lot of questions and let me ask a lot of questions too. I’d recommend him.
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Very professional doctor with a very nice bedside manner. He spent a lot of time asking me about my medical background. His staff was also very efficient and kind.
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So torn with wanting to keep him all to myself. Long story short: I hate going to see a doctor. Have avoided for years. Did my research, found Dr. Anderson, never looking back. For other individuals who struggle with anxiety finding the "right" doc, look no further.
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Great conversation with Dr. Ryan he answered all my questions
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Absolutely the best caring, friendly, Great Listener doctor I have ever been too, staff is awesome so welcoming, Office very clean and modern, highly recommend Dr.Anderson
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Dr. Anderson and the entire MedStar staff was amazing. The doctor is incredibly thorough, transparent, and relatable. A very clean office with a team that was friendly at every step.
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Dr. Ryan and his staff are warm and welcoming. Dr. Ryan takes his time to make sure that all my concerns are addressed.
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Ryan Anderson, MD, was very helpful, efficient and thorough throughout my appointment. He listened carefully to my history and gave extremely good advice. I would highly recommend him to other patients.
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I recently had my first appointment with Dr. Anderson. He walked into the examining room exuding vitality and niceness, which put me at ease right away. He listened carefully to my concern and then took a few moments to familiarize himselfwith my medical history. After examining me, he explained very clearly what might be happening, ordered some tests, and then asked if I had any questions. I feel very fortunate to be a patient of such a very nice and highly knowledgeable medical practitioner as Dr. Anderson.
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Fantastic bedside manner took time to listen to my concerns and explained things clearly to me. A very good patient-centered doctor.
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Great doc! Very at ease
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Fast effective very hands on, not sure I need surgery though.
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Dr. Anderson was polite. He enquired about and listened to my medical history patiently, and then explained what he thinks are important things to focus on and why. He is very easy to talk to and encourages communication. Wait time wasminimal and the facility is well managed and really clean.
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Office was awesome! Everyone was super friendly, speed of service was great, Dr Anderson was amazing with everything! Attentive, asked a lot of questions, gave me helpful information. I’m so glad I’ve made him my PCP!
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Dr. Anderson was super personable and took time to get to know me. He seemed to really care about what was going on with me.
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Very patient and took a lot of time to talk to me.
Less than 1 year ago
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when the symptoms change, the medications change which is a good sign. That is, when things are better, he says so. Thanks.
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Dr. Anderson is very personable. He was complete but efficient with the exam and provided clear information. The office itself was a bit chaotic but everyone was friendly.
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Very good Dr.
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He is a fantastic professional and a caring person. He took the time to listen to me, and effectively addressed all my concerns. I recommend him unreservedly!
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Friendly and helpful. Listened attentively to my detailed explanation of my symptoms and carefully explained his diagnosis. Felt like he was more invested/committed to helping me than other doctors I’ve tried in the area.
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I had a great physical with Dr. Anderson. The only issue was the fact that the front desk forgot to tell him I had checked in thus I waited around 30 minutes.
Less than 1 year ago
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This was my first consultation with Dr. Anderson. Due to overseas travel, I have not had a primary care doctor for a while, and came to him with a perhaps unusual number of medical questions and issues to resolve. He wasexcellent in all ways - very generous with his time and impressively knowledgeable in multiple areas, ranging from genetic testing to ENT and orthopedic medicine. Dr. Anderson effectively addressed all of my concerns, arranged immediate on-site testing, where applicable, and provided referrals to specialists, where needed. A truly dedicated, top-tier doctor.
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Dr. Anderson took time to listen to me and answer my questions. He walked me through the recommended treatment and I did not feel rushed at all. I will definitely schedule another appointment with him in the future.
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Personable thorough and fast in and fast out.
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Fantastic visit. Very nice, knowledgable doctor. Loved that they did blood work in the office without having to visit an outside company. Appointment was right on time and took less than an hour.
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Seems to be very competent.
Less than 1 year ago
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