About Us


Alpha J. Anders MD FCCP

Dr. Anders is a pulmonologist, a doctor who specializes in treating the lungs. He is board certified - in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine.
In the office, we take care of people with asthma, pneumonia, valley fever, persistent cough, sleep disorders, emphysema, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Alpha 1 Antitrypsin deficiency and other conditions that affect the lungs. Our goal is to help our patients gain control of their health. We partner with the individual to help achieve their optimal state of wellbeing. We offer state of the art pulmonary function testing and exercise stress testing as well as the individualized attention that a traditional doctor’s office is valued for.
Pulmonologist — Alpha J. Anders in Bakersfield, CA
In the hospital, Dr. Anders manages multiple acute illnesses, including those requiring critical care and life support. Continuity of care as the individual transitions back to the home setting is very important. We assist in facilitating a seamless transition.
Board Certifications
Critical CareABIM1991-2024
Pulmonary MedicineABIM1986 - Life Long
Internal MedicineABIM1985 - Life Long
Post-Doctorate Education
Pulmonary FellowshipUniversity of Southern California6/84-6/86
Senior Clinical and Research ResidencyUniversity of Colorado
Internal Medicine ResidencyDenver Presbyterian6/83-6/84
Internal Medicine InternshipDenver Presbyterian6/81-6/83
Cornell University Medical Doctor1980
Colorado College BAMathematics BA1976
Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians
Kern County and California Medical Societies
American Medical Association
American Lung Association
Effusion Associated with Ipsilateral Breast and Arm Edema as a Complication of Subclavian Vein

Catheterization and Arteriovenous Fistula Formation for Hemodialysis. Chest 1994; 106:950-952

Anders, A., Baldwin, B., Petty, T.L. An Evaluation of the Vitometer, a Simple Device for Measuring Vital Capacity Respiratory Care. 1948; 29L144-6

Sharma, O.P. Anders, A., Neurosarcoidosis, a Report of Ten Patients Illustrating Some Usual and Unusual Manifestations


Heidi He is a certified nurse practitioner. She joined Comprehensive Pulmonary in 1999. Along with the unique nursing approach, Heidi brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience.
Heidi He attended Shanghai Teacher’s University in China and later obtained her registered nursing degrees in Bakersfield. She received a Master of the Science of Nursing from UCLA and her doctorate in the science of nursing practice from San Jose state.
Heidi was chosen nurse of the year in advanced nursing practice for 2016. She has earned the right to membership in Sigma Theta Tau International and the Academy of Nurse practitioners. She is also a member of the California and the Kern County Nurse Practitioner Associations.
Nurse Practitioner — Heidi He in Bakersfield, CA
Heidi is the coordinator of the Nurse Practitioner program at CSUB. We are extremely proud of the contributions she makes to the education of nurses here in Bakersfield.

Office Staff

Our staff is knowledgeable, experienced and friendly. In addition to English, we have staff members who speak Spanish, Chinese and Hebrew. We are committed to assisting you and the providers to a successful outcome. When you call our office we will do our best to maintain the personal touch we are known for.