Oakwood Healthcare Center – Canton welcomes new pediatrician

Oakwood Healthcare Center – Canton recently welcomed Arsala Bakhtyar, MD, FAAP, a board certified pediatrician, to its medical staff.

A Canton resident, Dr. Bakhtyar specializes in both general pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases. She is now available to see patients at the Canton practice.

“I am very excited to provide care to the people in my own community,” Dr. Bakhtyar said. “It means a lot to treat children who live in my neighborhood and go to school with my own children.”

Dr. Bakhtyar received her medical education at Dow Medical College at the University of Karachi in Pakistan. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Toledo, followed by a specialization in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. She is currently on staff at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center in Dearborn.

“Dr. Bakhtyar is a valuable addition to our care team,” said Richard Grucz, MD, medical director of Oakwood Healthcare Center – Canton. “She is very personable with patients and their families, and her specialization in pediatric infectious diseases is quite unique.”

Dr. Bakhtyar’s clinical interests include general pediatrics, tuberculosis, travel medicine, vaccinations, fever of unknown origin and caring for children exposed to HIV in utero.

Dr. Bakhtyar offers same day and walk-in appointments.Oakwood Healthcare Center – Canton is located at 7330 N. Canton Center Road. To schedule an appointment, call 734.454.8001.