Dr. Fletcher received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee and completed a pediatric residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
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