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Christopher Fichtner, MD

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  • UCR Health Comprehensive Psychiatric Services – Riverside, CA
    3390 University Avenue, Suite 115
    Riverside, CA 92501


Provider Bio
Christopher Fichtner, MD, CPE, FACPE, FAPA specializes in Psychiatry at the UCR Health Psychiatry Suite. He is a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine. Dr. Fichtner is board-certified in Psychiatry, Psychiatric Administration and Management, and Physician Executive Certification.


  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry)
  • American Psychiatric Association Psychiatric Administration and Management
  • Certifying Commission in Medical Management (Physician Executive Certification, CPE)
Training / Memberships
  • American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine
  • American Association of Community Psychiatrists
  • American Association of Psychiatric Administrators
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • American Medical Association
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Riverside County Medical Association
  • Society of Cannabis Clinicians
  • Southern California Psychiatric Society
  • Cannabinomics: The Marijuana Policy Tipping Point
  • The Effects of lleal Transposition on Food Intake and Body Weight Loss in VMH-Obese Rats
  • Cyclothymic Moodswings in the Course of Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia
  • Decreased Episodic Violence and Increased Control of Dissociation in a Carbamazepine-Treated Case of Multiple Personality
  • Brain Mapping in a Case of Multiple Personality
  • Values Interpretation: A New Model for Hospital Ministry
  • Outcome of Schizoaffective Disorder at Two Long-Term Follow-ups: Comparisons with Outcome of Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders
  • Does Fluoxetine Have a Therapeutic Window?
  • Suspicion of Somatoform Disorder in Undiagnosed Tabes Dorsalis
  • Bupropion-Associated Mania in a Patient with HIV Infection
  • Fluoxetine in Depersonalization Disorder
Accepted Insurances
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Medicare
We accept most major PPOs and HMOs. If you have questions about your insurance provider, our team will be happy to help.


Medical School
  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine – Chicago, Illinois
  • University of Illinois, Chicago – Psychiatry Residency
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