David R. Anderson, M.D.
Associate Professor





Radiology Building

846 Service Rd Rm 184

David R. Anderson, whose father was a professor at MSU, grew up in East Lansing and attended East Lansing public schools from kindergarten through high school. After receiving a Chemical Engineering degree from Northwestern University he spent seven years working for Standard Oil of Ohio in Cleveland, Ohio in synthetic fuels, economic evaluation, strategic planning and development, and environmental engineering. While in Cleveland, Dr. Anderson earned his MBA from Case Western Reserve University followed by a three year position with a petroleum and refining engineering consulting firm in Dallas, Texas.


After a ten year career in engineering, Dr. Anderson attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio receiving his degree in 1995. He completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) in Richmond, Virginia in 1999. During residency, he served as a Chief Resident and was given the M. Pinson Neal, Jr., MD, Outstanding Resident Award. Dr. Anderson then completed a Breast Imaging Fellowship at MCV in 2000.


Following his fellowship Dr. Anderson was recruited by Ingham Radiology Associates to work at the Breast Care Center at Ingham Regional Medical Center (now McLaren Greater Lansing). In 2004, he left the Ingham group and founded the Breast Center of Lansing. July 1, 2011, Dr. Anderson joined Michigan State University as an Associate Professor and Breast Center of Lansing became part of the MSU Department of Radiology.


Dr. Anderson’s practice focus has been breast cancer detection and image guided breast interventional procedures. He has performed several thousand breast biopsies including stereotactic biopsies and ultrasound guided biopsies.