Daniel Anderson, M.D., graduated from the United States Air Force Academy as a distinguished graduate, earning a Bachelors in Science. He went on to earn his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine and completed an internal medicine internship at Ocshner Medical Center in New Orleans. He went on to gain operational experience as a Flight Surgeon in the Air Force, earning an Air Medal with over 200 combat hours during multiple deployments. Dr. Anderson then completed an ophthalmology residency in San Antonio at Wilford Hall and Brooks Army Medical Center, becoming a third generation ophthalmologist. Recognized for his surgical skills, he was selected to stay in San Antonio as junior faculty for the residency program, taking an active role instructing resident training and running the cataract surgery program. He deployed as an ophthalmologist to Afghanistan, where he managed complex ocular trauma and played a critical role in the head, neck, and face trauma team. He also has gained humanitarian experience both during deployment and in Panama, performing manual small incision cataract surgery on residents of several underserved villages.
Dr. Anderson has always been passionate about complex anterior segment surgery and pursued further training, completing a cornea and refractive surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Working with world renowned leaders in the field, Dr. Anderson had extensive surgical and clinical training. Prior to settling in The Woodlands, he served as the Chief of Ophthalmology and Refractive Surgery at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS. He volunteered time to teach cataract surgery for Tulane Ophthalmology residents at the Biloxi VA and taught refractive surgery to Tulane and Buffalo NY residents and fellows.
He specializes in corneal transplants (including ultrathin DSEAK and DMEK), anterior segment disease, complex anterior segment surgery, and refractive surgery.
As an Idaho native, he enjoys the outdoors. He is happily married to a Louisiana native and is the proud father of three girls.
Dr. Anderson’s Locations
Medical Arts Center III
17450 Saint Lukes Way, #100 • The Woodlands, TX 77384