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Helen DeVos Children's Hospital News
Pediatric Epileptologist and Endocrinologist Come to West Michigan

Dr. Arndt is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric neurology. He earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He completed a pediatric neurology residency and fellowship at Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA in Los Angeles, California. He also completed a pediatric electrophysiology and epilepsy fellowship at Denver Children's Hospital. Dr. Arndt provides medical care for children with brain and nervous system disorders, and has a particular interest in caring for children with epilepsy and traumatic brain injury.


Dr. Appiagyei is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School in Ghana. He completed a residency and fellowship at Winthrop-University Hospital in Long Island, New York. Dr. Appiagyei provides care for infants, children and adolescents with diabetes and other endocrine system problems such as hypoglycemia, growth disorders and pituitary dysfunction.


"Dr. Arndt and Dr. Appiagyei bring the exceptional level of skill, expertise and patient-focused care that is expected at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital," said James M. Tucci, MD, MMM, president, Spectrum Health Medical Group. "We are very pleased to welcome them to our community and to our organization."


The Spectrum Health Medical Group employs more than 160 physicians and mid-level providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.


Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, a member of Spectrum Health, is a Grand Rapids-based hospital serving children throughout Michigan. A teaching hospital, it includes more than 150 pediatric specialty physicians with specialized training in providing medical and surgical care to children in more than 40 pediatric specialties. Visit to learn more or to learn about the new hospital opening in 2011.

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