Dr. Jerry Fletcher, MD, Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Jerry Fletcher, MD

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

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210 E 91st St Suite C Indianapolis Indiana, 46240
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Jerry Fletcher is a psychiatrist practicing in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Fletcher is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Fletcher may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Fletcher treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.

Education and Training

MD at Indiana University School of Medicine

In Univ Sch of Med, Indianapolis In 1980

Indiana University School of Medicine 1980

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local and Regional Teaching and Lecturing -

Treatments

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
  • Adjustment Disorder

Residency

  • Clarian Indiana Univ Hosp, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Clarian Indiana Univ Hosp, Psychiatry  
  • Mercy St Vincent Medical Center/Mercy Health Partners Program   
  • Indiana University Bloomington

Internships

  • Indiana University Bloomington

Fellowships

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

Articles and Publications

  • Published Articles

What do you attribute your success to?

  • A true love for the field, practicing psychiatry to him is like coming home.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital

Dr. Jerry Fletcher, MD's Practice location

Meridian Youth Psychiatric Center PC

210 E 91st St Suite C -
Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
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Get to know Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Jerry Fletcher, who serves patients in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Fletcher is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist who is highly experienced in treating patients with autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, as well as OCD and ADHD. He is affiliated with the St. Vincent Stress Center, Indianapolis in Indiana.

The St. Vincent Stress Center, Indianapolis includes adult and youth services programs that provide a wide range of mental health services for children and adolescents, as well as for adults of all ages, including seniors. The Stress Center has developed a focused array of intensive programs and services to treat overwhelming stress or complex medical problems affecting emotional health. 

Alongside his clinical role, Dr. Fletcher is on the teaching faculty at St. Vincent’s Hospital. He  attributes his success to his love for his field, as well as to feeling at home while practicing psychiatry. 

Throughout his academic career, he earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1980. He then went on to complete both his residency and fellowship at Indiana University Hospitals.

Following his education, the doctor became board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, which is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and continuing certification processes.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions. Child and adolescent psychiatry, also known as pediatric psychiatry, is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families. They offer families the advantages of a medical education, the medical traditions of professional ethics, and medical responsibility for providing comprehensive care. 

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