Board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine, Dr. Marianne Anderson joined Valley Children’s in February 2017. She is medical director of the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia, where Valley Children’s provides neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners. Her area of clinical interest is fetal and neonatal nutrition and growth.
Prior to this role, Dr. Anderson served as co-medical director of the NICU at Kaweah Delta since 2013. Other previous positions include working as a neonatologist at Kaweah Delta, as well as the NICU medical director at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital in Santa Monica, California, where she also served as chair, Hospital Pediatric Committee. Her other past academic appointments include assistant clinical professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, and assistant professor of pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neonatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado.
Dr. Anderson has served on various medical committees and published her work in peer-reviewed publications such as “American Journal of Physiology” and “NeoReviews.” She has also provided editorial services for the “Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.”
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, The Western Society for Pediatric Research and Society for Pediatric Research.
Dr. Anderson received her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She did her internship and residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her fellowship in neonatal/perinatal medicine at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado.
In her free time, she enjoys geyser gazing and bird and wildlife watching.