James Anderson, IV, MD

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4.8of 5 | (216) | View Reviews
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Accepting new patients ARC Far West Ages seen: 0 - 24 Joined ARC: 2020

About James C. Anderson, IV, MD

  • Dr. Anderson has transitioned his practice to solely care for patients in need of care for mental and behavioral conditions. His Physician Assistant, Shaelyn Gibson, and he have their practice on working with patients and families to help patients achieve their maximum emotional, psychological, developmental, and academic potential.

    If you would like to establish care at Austin Regional Clinic, Dr. Anderson highly recommends his ARC Far West Pediatric colleagues:

    Dr. Anderson grew up in St. Louis, MO, where he played ice hockey, and is an avid St. Louis Blues and Cardinals fan. He and his wife lived for 20 years in North Carolina, where he practiced at Cornerstone Health Care, now Wake Forest Baptist Health. Dr. Anderson and his wife have three grown children. In his free time, he can be found with his wife on their boat, visiting family in Horseshoe Bay, being active outside, playing ice hockey, or walking their dog, Kirby, named after the University of Georgia Bulldogs football coach!

During the past 23 years of pediatric practice in North Carolina prior to joining ARC, I sub-specialized in the treatment of pediatric mental health and behavioral medicine, specifically in the area of ADHD, anxiety, depression, and medication management of autism. Each of these children and families have their own unique story and challenges, and I am blessed when I have the opportunity to help them along this journey to overcome their individual challenges and discover their own unique gifts and talents. I believe that active listening and involving both parents and children are the key to a successful relationship with my patients. I look forward to providing enhanced pediatric mental and behavioral health care to my ARC patients.


Diagnosis & medication management of ADHD, Anxiety, Depression & Behavioral Disorders, including medication management for comorbidities with Autism

Diagnosis & medication management of ADHD, Anxiety, Depression & Behavioral Disorders, including medication management for comorbidities with Autism

Pediatric Mental Health

Pediatric Mental Health

When you have concerns about your child’s mental or behavioral health, your ARC pediatrician can conduct a screening or refer you to a provider who can determine the kind of help you need and help you access the right resources for your child.

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Pharmacogenomic Testing

Pharmacogenomic Testing

Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.

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Locations & Hours


  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Medical School
    Baylor College of Medicine, with Honors, Houston, TX, 1993
  • Residency
    Internship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1993-1996
    Residency: Pediatric Chief Resident, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1996-97
  • Education
    Bachelor of Science, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 1990
  • Professional Positions
    • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    • Member, American College of Physician Executives
    • Member, Travis County Medical Society

Patient Reviews


Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"

4.8out of 5
  • March 14, 2023

    Every thing was good except it was long time waiting at the waiting area hall and at the room for the doctor to come.

  • March 14, 2023

    Dr. Anderson was by far the best provider I’ve come across in life.

  • March 14, 2023

    Dr. Anderson took a great deal of time to evaluate and treat our son and we came away feeling good about our plan and follow-up. Really very impressed.

  • March 10, 2023

    Dr. Anderson was amazing and thorough.

  • March 8, 2023

    Talented Dr but had no time for my concerns. Misdirected them as personal for me and not my son. Needs to exemplify more patients and respect.

  • February 25, 2023

    Dr Anderson was great. Wish we knew of his ADHD specialty sooner.


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