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Dr. Valerie P Fletcher M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Valerie P Fletcher M.D.

Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease

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500 18th St Siute B40 Columbus GA, 31901
Rating

3/5

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Dr. Valerie Fletcher is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Columbus, GA. Dr. Fletcher specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.

Education and Training

Univ Of West Indies- Fac Med Sci- Kingston- Jamaica 1980

School of Health Sciences

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease

Provider Details

FemaleEnglish

Residency

  • Harlem Hospital Center, Infectious Diseases; Harlem Hospital Center, Internal Medicine  
  • Harlem Hospital Center Program   

Dr. Valerie P Fletcher M.D.'s Practice location

Dr. Valerie Fletcher, MD

500 18th St Siute B40 -
Columbus, GA 31901
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New patients: 706-649-9955
Fax: 706-243-2903, 706-649-9958

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Patient Experience with Dr. Fletcher


3.0

Based on 8 reviews

Dr. Valerie P Fletcher M.D. has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 8 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Infectious Disease Specialist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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