Skip to Content
SEARCH ALL PHYSICIANS

Dr. Stephen Fletcher DO

Neurosurgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Summary

Dr. Stephen A. Fletcher, D.O.
Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

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 ... Read More

Book Your Next Appointment

Biography

Dr. Stephen A. Fletcher, D.O.
Neurosurgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

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.

View a video of one of Dr. Fletcher's Chiari Malformation surgeries.

Watch the video below for more on Dr. Fletcher

 

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Specialties
Medical Education
North Texas State University Health Science Center, 1979
Internships & Residency
Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital, 1984
University of Texas at Houston-GME, 1985
Fellowship
Children's Medical Center of Dallas, 1994
Clinical Interests
Brain Tumors, Chiari Malformation Repair (CMR), Hydrocephalus, Spina bifida, Spinal Problems, Stroke
PCP Number
100000023283
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

more

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • 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
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's 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
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp

In The News

Webinars

 
 
 

Patient Stories

Mila Grace: The Little Smile Monster

When Natalie’s unborn baby daughter, Mila Grace, was diagnosed with spina bifida in utero, Natalie and her husband, Kevin, were stunned. Natalie was referred to The Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, where she underwent maternal-fetal surgery aimed to reduce the risk of complications associated with spina bifida and improve long-term outcomes for Mila Grace. Read Full Story »

Update this profile