Mark H. Fleisher, MD

Mark H. Fleisher, MD 2018Professor 

For Patient Appointments Call 402.552.6007

Clinic Practice Location:
Poynter Hall 42nd and Dewey, SW corner, 5th floor

Academic Office:
985575 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-5575
Phone 402.552.6002

Education:
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Doctor of Medicine, 1987

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Resident, 1991

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center
 

Biographical Sketch:

Dr. Fleisher offers expert clinical care for adult patients with varied and complex conditions. Those clinical conditions include developmental disabilities with coexisting mental health problems, intellectual developmental disorders, or other challenging behaviors. Many of his patients have genetic disorders such as Down syndrome, or other complicated conditions such as autism. He also treats adults with comorbid neuropsychiatric disorders, including inherited conditions and traumatic brain injuries; patients with oncology and hematological disorders; patients requiring solid organ transplantation; and student behavioral health services.

He is a tenured Professor of Psychiatry and holds courtesy appointments as Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and the Munroe-Meyer Institute. Dr. Fleisher has received several professional achievement awards including the Frank J. Menolascino Award for Clinical Services to Persons with Intellectual Developmental Disorders from the American Psychiatric Association; faculty election to Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society; and the UNMC Chancellor's Golden U Award in 2004. He has served as a member of the National Board of Directors of the NADD for several years as well as Board officer.

Dr. Fleisher has been an active book reviewer for JAMA and other journals and served as a reviewer or editorial board member for other medical publications. He has authored, co-authored or contributed to dozens of books, chapters and articles mostly on the topics of his greatest interests, adults with complex developmental disabilities.