About Dr. Chalfant


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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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