Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi, MD Psychiatry

Dr. Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi, MD

Psychiatry, Clinical Pharmacology
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  • On-time appointments
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi MD

Dr. Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi, MD is a health care provider primarily located in CHESTERFIELD, MO. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry, Clinical Pharmacology. He speaks English.


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  • Patients' Choice Award (2018)

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  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

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Vanderkooi Psychiatry 16100 CHESTERFIELD PKWY W STE 260 CHESTERFIELD, MO 63017


Dr. Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi has the following 11 areas of expertise

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mental Illness
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Sleep Disorders


26 Years Experience

University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

Graduated in 1997

University of Iowa College of Medicine

Graduated in 2002

Washington University, St Louis Missouri

Graduated in 2006

Dr. Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Self Pay

More about Dr. Jeffrey Allen Vanderkooi

Dr. Vander Kooi is a detail oriented, thorough, and evidence-based, driven provider. He prides himself on his diagnostic abilities, pharmacologic knowledge, willingness to provide patient education, and his ability to manage the care of patients with complex medical needs. Through out his career he has successfully helped several thousand individuals control their anxiety and depression. He has also assisted over 250 patients overcome opiate addiction with the use of buprenorphine.

Dr. Vander Kooi knew from a young age that he was destined to fallow in his father’s footsteps and become a Medical Doctor. As a teenager, he spent countless evenings learning about medical aliments and discussing interesting cases with his father. After graduating high school at the top of his class, he chose to complete his Bachelors in pre-med at the University of Iowa.  Dr. Vander Kooi completed his degree in pharmacy in 1997 at the University of Iowa and passed the pharmacy board that same year. He deferred entry to medical school for one year in order to study abroad at Stockholms Universitet in Stockholm, Sweden. He completed his degree in medicine at the University of Iowa in 2002 and finished his psychiatry residency at Washington University in St. Louis in 2006. While in school, Dr. Vander Kooi was the recipient of multiple academic awards throughout both pharmacy and medical school.

Dr. Vander Kooi opened his private practice in 2006, was a founding partner of Clayton Behavioral, and is the Medical Director of VKPsychiatry. Dr. Vander Kooi is board certified in adult psychiatry and specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar, substance abuse, and many other psychiatric ailments. He is certified to prescribe Buprenorphine for the treatment of opiate dependence.