Steven O. Anderson, M.D.
DR. ANDERSON – FORT DODGE CATARACT AND GLAUCOMA SPECIALIST
Steven O. Anderson, M.D. graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College and went on to earn his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School where he graduated with honors being elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internship at Hennepin County Medical Center and his ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota. He has been practicing ophthalmology for over 20 years and has a broad experience in comprehensive ophthalmology. His specialties include cataract surgery including complex cataract cases, and medical and surgical glaucoma management. He has served as a clinical instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota and teaches resident physicians eye surgery at the VA Hospital in Minnesota.
In 2008, Dr. Anderson founded Global Eye Mission, a mission organization created to facilitate the development of long-term eye programs around the world. At this time, he accepted an invitation from a mission hospital in Indonesia to help start a new long-term eye program in Indonesia on the island of Borneo. From 2008-2013 Dr. Anderson and his family lived in Indonesia and he held position at Bethesda Mission Hospital training an Indonesian ophthalmologist and a group of nurses to establish a new eye program to serve the dire needs of their communities.
Dr. Anderson has professional associations with American Academy of Ophthalmology, Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology and the Minnesota Medical Association. He has been seeing patients with Wolfe Eye Clinic since August 2018.