Kenneth Dekleva, M.D.

  • McKenzie Foundation Chair in Psychiatry I
  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Medical Complexity


Kenneth Dekleva, M.D., has a broad background in psychiatry, with specialized interests in providing medical/psychiatric support to elite teams, integrated care, management consultation, telehealth, global health, and medical diplomacy. 

Dr. Dekleva has worked in a variety of emergency, forensic, and overseas (U.S. diplomatic) settings since 1993. He is board-certified in adult psychiatry.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1989-1993), Psychiatry
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (1984-1989)
Honors & Awards
  • George HW Bush Foundation for US-China Relations 2021-2022, Senior Fellow
Books & Publications
  • Leadership analysis
  • Political psychology
  • Digital healthcare

Clinical Focus

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Medical Complexity

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