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Dr. Stephen Fletcher, DO

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Neuroscience Services

Dr. Stephen Fletcher earned his medical degrees at the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School/Hermann Hospital and Oklahoma State University/Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital. He...

Dr. Stephen Fletcher earned his medical degrees at the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School/Hermann Hospital and Oklahoma State University/Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School/Dallas Children’s Hospital.

Board certified in neurosurgery, Dr. Fletcher’s primary clinical interests are brain tumors and vascular disorders in children. His research interests include Chiari Malformation, brain tumors in humans and animals, congenital anomalies and fetal neurosurgery. He serves as associate professor in the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He treats patients from fetus to young adulthood and some adults. In practice since 1980, Dr. Fletcher formerly was the chief of surgery at Kingwood Medical Center.

Dr. Fletcher’s practice philosophy is based on seeing patients in an expeditious manner and providing the highest standard of care possible. He is highly accessible and spends time with patients, helping them to understand their conditions. His practice offers an entire spectrum of pediatric neurosurgery, including fetal surgery. A plus for his patients is his association with UTHealth, as well as his ongoing research in a variety of pediatric neurosurgery problems.

A resident of Houston, Dr. Fletcher is married and has three children and five grandchildren. His favorite leisure activities are flying, swimming and biking.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7242

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neuroscience Services
Medical Education

University of North Texas Health Science Center 1979

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Children's Medical Center of Dallas 1994

Affiliated Centers
  • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Grandview Medical Center 1980, Tulsa Regional Medical Hospital 1984, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 1985

PCP Number

100000023283

Clinical Interests
  • Brain Tumors
  • Chiari Malformation Repair (CMR)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain Tumors
  • Chiari Malformation Repair (CMR)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Spinal Problems
  • Stroke
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Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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