Department Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Department of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Therapy
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Cancer Predisposition
  • Chemo Fog
  • Chest Wall Sarcomas
  • Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor (DSRCT)
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Giant Cell Tumor of Bone
  • Hemangioendotheliomas
  • Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paraganglioma
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pediatric Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Pediatric Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis
  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma
  • Rare Bone Tumors
  • Rare Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Recurrent Sarcoma
  • Relapsed Sarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
  • Wilms' Tumor
View all 33 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Minnesota Medical School
Pediatric Hematology Oncology
Minneapolis, MN USA

Residency - Duke University Hospital
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Durham, NC USA

Medical Education - City University of New York
New York, New York,

Medical Education - Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN USA


  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Specialty Interests

Pediatric Oncology (Solid Tumors) Improving the Quantity and Quality of life of cancer patients Virtual visits

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/22/2020, Dr. Anderson has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Anderson receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Oncoceutics, Inc.

Royalty Payments. Dr. Anderson receives or has the right to receive royalty payments for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:

  • Healios Oncology Nutrition, LLC

Equity Dr. Anderson owns stock or stock options in the following companies for activities as a founder, inventor, discover, developer:

  • Healios Oncology Nutrition, LLC

Donation of Financial Interest. Dr. Anderson has consulted for, received compensation for serving as a fiduciary from, or received royalties from the following companies but instructed them to donate all compensation to not-for-profit causes or to the Cleveland Clinic to support research and education:

  • Cellectar Biosciences, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

54 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

we are always so grateful that Dr. Anderson schedules us appointment as soon as possible when our son relapses

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr. Peter Anderson is exceptional. Very knowledgeable and caring

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr A is the best Oncologist for DSRCT!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

great, Dr Anderson and his team is top notch.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

It was a great experience. Wonderful to speak with Dr. Anderson.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Dr. Anderson is very courteous and caring. He showed concern and answered all our questions. He provided us with a plan of care and explained why he believed it would benefit our son. He was very caring towards Luis and we are so grateful for that. As parents, we would highly recommend him. Plus, Luis has already recommended him in his Ewings Support group.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

The staff and doctor are amazing. We would highly recommend a video conference. However, there is nothing like meeting the doctor in person. We are so grateful for Cleveland Clinic. They make getting the care you need so easy and when fighting cancer that is exactly what you need. As a parent facing a child with cancer, it is a relief to know your child is in good hands, it is hope, quality care, and peace of mind.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Anderson is a wonderful care provider. He really takes the time to learn about each patient as an individual.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

dr anderson is always wonderful about providing information and answering questions

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Dr. Anderson is the BEST!

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2020

Dr. Anderson is very thorough. He takes the time to explain every detail of my tests, PET scans, labs, etc. He gives me resources to help with my visits and my diagnosis. I am very pleased with Dr. Anderson and his staff.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

All staff from nurses doctors to volunteers were terrific

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

We have had nothing but amazing experiences with Dr. Anderson. He is a positive, calming, knowledgable physician and we couldn't navigate our daughter's health without him.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

We had a great teleconference, Dr. Anderson is always very informative during our virtual conferences.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

dr anderson is always wonderful - kind and generous with his time. answers questions well.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Doctor was very helpful and answered all our questions.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

DrAnderson is always the professional. He may be the most intellect person I know. He is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Dr. Anderson was awesome. Spent a lot of time asking questions and explaining everything to us. Very informative and caring

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