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Dr. Melissa Stennett Deuter, MD

Dr. Melissa Deuter is a board certified psychiatrist in San Antonio, Texas and founder of Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care. Dr. Deuter received her undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas and attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed Psychiatry residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and served as Chief Resident in 2003-2004. She is a member of the teaching faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at UTHSCSA School of Medicine and also at the new UIW-COM School of Medicine in San Antonio. She is a former President of the Bexar County Psychiatric Society, a current member of the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP) Ethics Council, and a current member of the South Texas Psychiatric Physicians Research Network’s Executive Committee. She has been recognized as a San Antonio “Top Doctor” and a “Best of” Doctor, and has received the American Registry “Patient’s Choice Award.”

Dr. Deuter has a special interest in urgent psychiatric care and early intervention, new onset psychiatric illness, and differentiating serious illness from normal brain development. She is the author of A Vision for Change: How to Help Someone with Addiction or Mental Illness, a practical guide for families who see signs of mental illness or addiction in a loved one, but don’t know where to begin getting help.

Dr. Deuter is also the author of STUCK in the Sick Role: How Illness Becomes An Identity available on Amazon:

Dr. Melissa Stennett Deuter, MD
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