Dr. Melissa Hutchens, MD

Dr. Melissa Hutchens, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Melissa Hutchens, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in psychiatry.

8802 S Route N

Columbia, MO 65203

Contact Information

(573) 256-2774

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Hutchens

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hutchens performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 57% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Hutchens's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

14  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Southwest Missouri State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Missouri-Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hutchens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hutchens does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hutchens and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hutchens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hutchens to family and friends
28 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hutchens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I've sought treatment for my depression/anxiety most of my life & I'd given up hope on finding help until I met Dr. Hutchens. I feel like I've made more progress with her in 4-5 months than I ever did with any other MD over the yrs. Prior to the appt, she read through my med history so we could...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
She is quick to prescribe drugs, without taking the time to understand. She is very pushy with her opinions. She doesn't seem to be concerned with helping, she just hands out drugs and argues until you "see" things her way. Don't waste your time or money, and please don't put your health at risk...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
She has excellent knowledge of pharmacology which is extremely important. She is friendly, compassionate, and takes the time needed to work through your issues.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Hutchens?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry