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About Dr. Chalfant

Dr Chalfant has over 15 years’ experience working in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry. He is a board certified psychiatrist and a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. After training at Kansas University he has worked in Southern Illinois. He currently operates a private practice in Belleville.
 
Dr Chalfant treats patients 18 years of age and up.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Information:

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California                        

Present Position:          

7/2010 — present
                           Psychiatric Services of Southern IL.
                           Belleville IL
                           Head of Practice

4/2006 — present
                           Consulting Staff, Dept. of Medicine
                           Memorial Hospital
                           Belleville IL

7/2002 — 3/2006
                          Active staff, Dept. of Psychiatry
                          St. Mary’s Hospital
                          Centralia IL

7/2004 — 3/2006
                          Psychiatric Medical Director
                          Vandalia Terrace
                          Vandalia IL

7/2004 — 3/2006
                          Attending Psychiatric Physician
                           Litchfield Terrace
                           Litchfield IL

Education:

Undergraduate
                              
9/1988 — 5/1992
                           B.S., Biology with Chemistry minor
                           University of Missouri
                           Kansas City MO

Graduate 
  
9/1993 — 5/1994
                           Courses and research in biochemistry and cell
                           biology, while pursuing PhD
                           University of Missouri
                           Kansas City MO

9/1994 — 5/1998
                           D.O., University of Health Sciences
                          Kansas City MO

Postgraduate
                                   
7/1998 — 6/2002
                           Residency in Psychiatry
                           University of Kansas Medical Center
                           Kansas City MO

Board Certification:


2005                   Diplomat of the American Board of
                           Psychiatry and Neurology

1997                   NBOMEPartI

1998                   NBOME Part II

2000                   NBOME Part III

2002                   American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology,                            Part I

Medical Licensure:

2001                   ‘State of Illinois Department of Regulation
                           Licensed Physician and Surgeon

Honors and Awards:

1988 — 1992        Dean’s List
                             University of Missouri
                             Kansas City MO


1992                     Dean’s List for Cumulative GPA
                             University of Missouri
                             Kansas City MO

 Previous Professional Positions:

2000 —2002       Attending Psychiatrist
                           Osawatomie State Hospital
                           Osawatomie KS

Academic Positions:

1993 — 1994     Teaching Assistant
                           Microbiology and General Biology Laboratories
                           University of Missouri
                           Kansas City MO

Administrative Appointments and Committees:


2000                 Chief Resident, Dept. of Psychiatry
                          Veterans Administration Medical Center
                          Kansas City MO

2001                  Chief Resident, Dept. of Psychiatry
                          University of Kansas Medical Center
                          Kansas City KS

2002 — 2006     Psychiatry Committee
                          St. Mary’s Hospital
                          Centralia IL

2002 —2006    Medical Director, Psychiatric Care Unit
                         St. Mary’s Hospital
                         Centralia IL

2002 —2006    Medical Director, Angela Center
                         St. Mary’s Hospital
                         Centralia IL

2003 —2006    Executive Board
                         St. Mary’s Hospital
                         Centralia IL

Professional and Society Memberships:

1990— 1992       Arts and Sciences Council Member
                           University of Missouri
                           Kansas City MO

1990— 1992       Student Government Representative
                           University of Missouri
                           Kansas City MO

1994 — 1998      American Medical Student Association

1994— 1998       Student Osteopathic Medical Association

1998 —2002       Western Missouri Psychiatric Association

1998 — present   American Psychiatric Association
Academic Presentations:

  1. April 2001 “Alcohol and Substance Related Disorders and Treatment,” Department of Psychiatry, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City KS
  2. July, 2000 “Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders,” third and fourth year medical students, University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City KS

 

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