After graduating from the US Air Force Academy, Derek D. Fletcher, MD, served as an Air Force officer for seven years and attained the rank of Captain. He then entered medical school in 1998. In 2002, Dr. Fletcher graduated in the top 20% of his medical school class and was then accepted into the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center General Pediatrics program in 2002, and graduated in 2005. Dr. Fletcher then joined the Center for Infants and Children with Special Needs
, now Complex Care, founded by Ron Levin, MD, where he provides comprehensive, family-centered
primary care for medically fragile children.