Anderson is board-certified as a family nurse practitioner, holds an Advanced AIDS Certification from the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care and is an HIV specialist certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. He works as a nurse practitioner in private practice with several physician colleagues in West Hollywood providing primary care and HIV/AIDS specialty care to approximately 750 patients. Anderson also conducts clinical research in HIV therapeutics as a sub-investigator, and currently has approximately 80 patients enrolled in Phase II, III and IV clinical research trials. Anderson is an assistant manager of 4SE, a 31- bed inpatient nursing unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center that provides acute inpatient care for a diverse mix of oncology, palliative, and HIV/AIDS patients. In 2005 he completed an American Association for the Study of Liver Disease nurse practitioner hepatology fellowship at USC’s Hepatitis Research Center and subsequently managed patients with chronic hepatitis at L.A. County-USC Medical Center. He is the current president of the UCLA School of Nursing Alumni Association.