|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 581-2396||Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Christopher Anker, MD, is a radiation oncologist at Huntsman Cancer Institute and an assistant professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. He is a member of the multidisciplinary gastrointestinal, melanoma, central nervous system, and head and neck teams.
Anker is active in the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), a multi-institutional cooperative organization that directs and oversees studies of radiation therapy alone or in conjunction with surgery and/or chemotherapy. He is engaged in numerous projects involving clinical and radiation physics research. His clinical expertise includes delivering intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), as well as high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy.
Anker earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He attended medical school at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, where he graduated magna cum laude. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Utah.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Radiation Oncology - Assistant Professor
|Board Certification||American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology)
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
UofU Patient July 03, 2013
Via the internet, I discovered that I was being treat by the best of the best, hands down.....UofU Patient June 24, 2013
We had complete confidence in Dr. Anker and Dr. Chen and their staff. They were very personable as communicators and really extended that extra time to help us understand our diagnosis and solutions to the problems we were and are facing. We only wished we lived closer and that the Huntsman Cancer Center was a PPO in-network provider for Aetna.UofU Patient June 16, 2013
All of my needs/concerns were addressed each weekly visit with Dr. AnkerUofU Patient May 06, 2013
still goodUofU Patient April 29, 2013
Dr. Anker has always remained professional and has explained medical conditions and solutions along with the proper medications. I would totally recommend him to others.He is a fantastic doctor and very caring and compassionate. I had no issues with him. His associate Dr. Burt needs much more improvement in those areas. Would not recommend her.UofU Patient April 15, 2013
We differed in what I would like to do, I felt he was not opening to doing what I thought was best for me.UofU Patient February 12, 2013
I have full confidence in Dr. Anker and his staff. I am only anxious, because the sooner we get started the better.UofU Patient January 21, 2013
The staff is caring and concerned and very dedicated to making me feel well and also to being well,UofU Patient December 10, 2012
goodUofU Patient November 26, 2012
I couldn't be in a better place than the Huntsman Cancer Institute. God Bless HCI and everyone it serves.UofU Patient September 24, 2012
I would recommend Dr. Anker to anyone who had Anal or Colon Cancer. He is awesome!UofU Patient April 26, 2012
still very pleasedUofU Patient April 24, 2012
It feels so good to see a professional that I feel truly cares about my well-being. This is not my first experience with medical people and dealing with this cancer, but the Huntsman staff outshines the others I have been to with about and 10 to 1 ratio!UofU Patient February 23, 2012
We are very comfortable and pleased with Dr. Anker as our Radiologist Oncologist. He takes the time to explain situations, medication, results and the overall picture in terms that are easily understood. He is compassionate and kind. We don't feel rushed and have our list of questions answered! The staff that works with Dr. Anker is also compassionate and kind. We are made to feel at home and at ease. I would highly recommend Dr. Anker and his staff to anyone. We have already recommended Huntsman to our friends as they need treatment.UofU Patient February 22, 2012
goodUofU Patient February 22, 2012
GoodUofU Patient January 25, 2012
do not have anything negativeUofU Patient December 15, 2011
The only downfall of Dr. Anker is that is it doesn't relate direct to the issue at hand-he doesn't seem to know outside of it.UofU Patient November 17, 2011
I am so pleased with Dr. Anker, my husband and I were discussing that he explains everything so well, and that we always understand what he is saying.UofU Patient October 19, 2011
very happyUofU Patient August 10, 2011
We meet with Dr. Anker and his staff. We are more than satisfied with Dr. Anker. He is very pleasant and has your best interest at heart. He explains details to you in terms that you can easily understand. He takes the time to listen and answers questions. He puts you at ease in a challenging situation. We are blessed to have him as our physician. His mild manner has a calming effect and we are very appreciative of the time he spends with us.