Dr. Stevens is well-versed in medication treatment for mental illness in children and adults. With a wide range of media and speaking experience, his treatment specialty areas include austim, ADHD, thought disorders and cognitive difficulties. Because many patients don’t get relief from prescribed medications, Dr. Stevens utilizes genetic testing to determine how a person best metabolizes psychiatric medications in order to design a patient-specific treatment plan that benefits people who have had bothersome side effects or poor treatment outcomes. A member of Menninger’s executive team, Dr. Stevens is Chief of Outpatient and Adolescent Services as well as Chief of Outpatient Services.
Board certified in both adult and child psychiatry, Dr. Stevens is an assistant professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency in adult and child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital in Boston. He earned his medical degree and a master's degree in public health from New York Medical College and his bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College.