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John Hertzer, MD

Dr. Hertzer is a Board-Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. He completed his Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiaty at The Cleveland Clinic and his Residency in Psychiatry at George Washington University Medical Center.

Dr. Hertzer is Division Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Assistant Professor at CWRU School of Medicine. He specializes in the use of Psychopharmacology in Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, and Psychotic Disorders.

Dr. Hertzer is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the Northeast Ohio Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Hertzer has extensive experience in the evaluation and management of Children and Adolescents with Psychiatric disorders. He is placed at BWG through a University Hospitals and BWG joint provider venture.

Dr. Hertzer is accepting new patients. His initial evaluations are for 60 minutes and follow up appointments are for 30 minutes. He will be available on Wednesdays via telehealth from 8:00am - 4:30pm.


The Behavioral Wellness Group is a counseling center providing therapy and behavioral health services and assessment including chemical dependency/drug addiction treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and other therapies. We also provide mental health or psychological assessments, and psychological,educational and bariatric testing. Providing services to the following communities in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake County: Cleveland, Ashtabula, Beachwood, Chardon, Concord, Eastlake, Euclid, Fairport, Geneva, Grand River, Highland Heights, Kirtland, Leroy, Lyndhurst, Madison, Mayfield, Mayfield Heights, Painesville, Pepper Pike, Perry, Russell, Solon, South Euclid, Thompson, Wickliffe, Willoughby, Willoughby Hills, and Willowick, from our offices in Mentor, Ohio.