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Jessica Phelps, MD


Jessica C. Phelps, MD

Assistant Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine


Dr. Phelps graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2006. She completed her general psychiatry residency and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2010 and 2012, respectively.

Dr. Phelps served as chief resident during her final year of general psychiatry training, then as chief fellow during her second year of fellowship training. In 2010, she was named Resident of the Year by the general psychiatry residency program.

Research Interests

Her academic interests include issues related to foster care, ADHD, anxiety, depression, psychotherapy, and the education of medical students and psychiatric trainees. Dr. Phelps strives to limit psychiatric medications to the least amount an individual child needs to be successful across daily settings, and works with families to consider other valuable treatment and community resources that may be of benefit.

Dr. Phelps sees patients at the Children's Wisconsin, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Center, and at the Children's Wisconsin Community Services Counseling Center.