Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas
Pediatric Neurologist, Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Aravindhan Veerapandiyan, MD

Dr. Veerapandiyan (Dr. Panda) is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a Pediatric Neurologist at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Veerapandiyan earned his medical degree from the K.A.P. Vishwanatham Government Medical College in India. He completed a residency in Child Neurology at Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey and a fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine at University of Rochester – Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. Dr. Veerapandiyan serves as the Co-Director of the Children’s Postinfectious Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of excellence at Arkansas Children’s Hospital - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He also hasspecialized interest and training to care for children with neuromuscular disorders. He is the Director of the Comprehensive Neuromuscular Program and Co-Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Care Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Veerapandiyan has a passion for clinical research and education. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles and has presented his work at national and international meetings.