Arne J Anderson


Captain, Navy

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Chief, Developmental Pediatrics
Location: 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).