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Marla R. Anderson, MD

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27799 Medical Center Road, Suite 440
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
2253.2 miles away
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Speaks: English

South Orange County Surgical Medical Group

27799 Medical Center Road, Suite 440, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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About Marla R. Anderson

Dr. Anderson graduated with honors from the University of California Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 1994. She earned her Doctor of Medicine and participated in her General Surgery Residency at Northwestern University Medical School during 1995 through 2004. From 2004 to 2018, she has worked at Kaiser/San Rafael, Unity Point Methodist Hospital, University of Illinois, and Illinois Breast Surgical Specialists. In January 2019, Dr. Anderson joined our practice and is a welcome member of the Saddleback Surgery Division of South Orange County Surgical Medical Group.

She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She has held positions on the breast cancer and leadership committee, the breast center steering committee, the breast interdisciplinary committee, the surgical safety committee, the commission on cancer committee and many others. She is the current Medical Director of Surgical Breast Oncology for Mission Hospital.

Dr. Anderson’s surgical interest pertains to all aspects of breast disease and includes breast cancer treatment and prevention. She has dedicated her practice of surgery to assist patients with breast disease and its implication on their lifestyles. She is at the forefront of developing programs for high risk breast cancer in our community. Her compassionate sensitivity in addressing the issues of a life changing disease is greatly appreciated by her patients.

Medical School

Northwestern University


Northwestern University


Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
South Orange County Surgical Medical Group
27799 Medical Center Road, Suite 440
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Providence Affiliated Physicians, Mission

Affiliated Locations
Mission Hospital Leonard Cancer Institute - Mission Viejo
Providence Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Mammogram
  • Acquired Absence Of Breast
  • Acquired Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Areola Sparing Mastectomy
  • Aspiration Breast Cyst
  • Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
  • Atypical Lobular Hyperplasia
  • Axillary Lymphadenectomy
  • Axillary Mass
  • Benign Breast Lump
  • Bloodless Breast Surgery
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Calcification
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Conservation
  • Breast Cyst
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Examination
  • Breast Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Breast Hyperplasia
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Prosthesis
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Breast
  • Congenital Hypoplasia Of Breast
  • Contusion Of Breast
  • Deformity Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Disproportion Of Reconstructed Breast
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (Dcis)
  • Dysplasia Of Breast
  • Endoscopic Breast Augmentation
  • Er Positive Breast Cancer
  • Family History Of Breast Cancer
  • Fibrocystic Breast Changes
  • Galactocele
  • Galactorrhea
  • Hereditary Breast And Ovarian Cancer
  • Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery
  • History Of Breast Cancer
  • History Of Fibrocystic Disease
  • Hypertrophy Of Breast
  • Hypopigmented Nipple Lesions
  • Hypoplasia Of Breast
  • Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (Lcis)
  • Lobular Neoplasia
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymphedema
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Mammary Duct Ectasia
  • Mammary Dysplasia
  • Mammogram
  • Mastectomy
  • Mastitis
  • Mastodynia
  • Mastotomy
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Microcalcifications
  • Mondor's Disease
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Nipple Diseases
  • Nipple Fissure
  • Nipple Lesions
  • Nipple Reinnervation
  • Nipple Repair
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Postmastectomy Lymphedema Syndrome
  • Postpartum Mastitis
  • Resensation Technique
  • Ruptured Implant
  • Scar Hypertrophy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Sparing Mastectomy