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Christi Arnerich, MD

  • Christi Ann Arnerich
  • “I get some of the best smiles from my patients, the sheer joy that comes out of their faces is why I love working with kids.”

I get some of the best smiles from my patients, the sheer joy that comes out of their faces is why I love working with kids. I chose pediatric medicine for the opportunity to interact with patients and get them results that consider their overall quality of life, encompassing mental as well as physical well-being. My approach is to make sure that families always know they are an important part of the decision-making process that determines treatment.

It is so gratifying to create a bond with kids and their caregivers, making that connection helps me get the full story of their condition and learn what they already know about it. Then I can fill in the gaps so that they have as much knowledge about the disease process as they need to make informed choices. I want my patients to always feel there is room for discussion so we can come to the best decision together. I'll lay out a road map to treatment options, but no one should feel their fate is predetermined before walking into the office!

Specialties

Otolaryngology

Work and Education

Professional Education

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 5/16/2009

Internship

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 06/30/2010

Residency

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 6/30/2014

Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 6/30/2015

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology