Arne Anderson, MD

Arne J Anderson, MD, Captain, Navy

Name: Arne J Anderson, MD, Captain, Navy

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Chief, Developmental Pediatrics
Faculty Rank: 
Clinical Associate Professor
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Autism, Developmental Delay, NICU follow up, Craniofacial, Neuromuscular, ADHD


Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Fellowship, Madigan Army Medical Center/University of Washington: 1994-1997
Pediatric Residency, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA: 1989-1992
Doctor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD: 1985-1989
Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Washington: 1983

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Director of Medical Services, (USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20) March 2008-Jul 2101; Continuing Promise 2007 and 2009; Operation Unified Response 2010: Humanitarian Disaster Relief to Haiti
  • Assistant Director of Medical Services, National Naval Medical Center (May 2007-March 2009)
  • Department Head, Pediatrics (July 2004-July 2007)
  • Navy Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director (July 2004-2007)
  • Director of Behavioral Health, USNH Yoksuka, Sep 2000-2003
  • Director, Neurodevelopmental Clinic, Naval Hospital Bremerton, Sep 1997-Sep 2000
  • Two Meritorious Service Medals, three Navy Commendation Medals, one Navy Achievement Medal, two Joint Service Achievement Medals and Humanitarian Assistance Medal
  • Master Clinician, Department of Pediatrics, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, April 2014-March 2015


  • Anderson, Arne J and Bennett, Forrest C, Pregnancy and Infancy, The Behavioral Sciences and Health Care, Hogrefe and Huber Publishers, 2007, 2nd edition
  • Cobb, W; Anderson, A; Turner, C; Hoffman, R; Schonberg; Levin, S. 1.3 Mb de novo deletion in chromosome back 3q29 associated with normal intelligence in child. EU J of Med Genet, 53 (2010) 415-418.
  • Anderson, AJ, Stephan, MJ, Walker, WO, Keely, RI. Variant RSH/Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome with Atypical Sterol Metabolism. Am J Med Genet 78: 413-418 (1998).