Keith V. Anderson, MD has announced his upcoming retirement effective March 31st, 2018. Forthe last 27 years, Dr. Anderson has practiced orthopedic medicine at Washington Orthopaedic Center in Centralia and Olympia. Over the years, he has helped thousands of people from the Pacific Northwest recover from their sports injuries, and has performed thousands of orthopedic surgeries.
Dr. Anderson has had an impressive career that started well before he joined Washington Orthopaedic Center. He was the past chief of staff at Providence Centralia Hospital and has done significant work overseas. He worked at Tenwek, a Kenya Mission Hospital under MAP- Reader’s Digest International Fellowship Scholarship, and has done volunteer work at mission hospitals in Papua New Guinea, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and Bhutan. Washington Orthopaedic Center will have been his longest place of employment.
Over Dr. Anderson’s long tenure, he was highly regarded by his peers and community for his expertise in arthritis surgery, total knee and total hip replacement, sports medicine, and arthroscopic surgery. “Dr. Anderson has demonstrated capable leadership at Washington Orthopaedic Center and for Providence Centralia Hospital for many years. The WOC staff and our patients appreciate his dedication to this practice and our community and his dedication to our core values and mission.” says Dr. Birchard.
“My tenure (at Washington Orthopaedic Center) has been most gratifying. It is a pleasure to work in an office that shows genuine care for each other and genuine concern for our patients”, says Anderson. “I leave the practice in excellent hands. Dr. Scott Slattery…bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Sports Medicine… Dr. Keith Birchard (son of Dr. Carl Birchard, one of the founding surgeons) with energy and humor focusing on hand surgery but with a broad range of skills and expertise… Dr. Michael Dujela with a specialty focus on the foot and ankle with a broad international perspective in which he remains active on the lecture circuit… Dr. Mark Morshige with experience in sports medicine and hip arthroscopy and soon to join is Dr. Melissa Kounine with a background in total joint replacement and minimally invasive procedures.”
We welcome the public to celebrate Dr. Anderson’s career with us at 6 PM on March 29th at Washington Orthopaedic Center – 1900 Cooks Hill Road, Centralia, Washington.