Rogers Behavioral Health

Medical Staff Directory


As one of the largest multi-specialty behavioral health practices in the U.S., our patients have a care team committed to their individual road to success.

Our team is backed by strong medical and clinical leadership in a private, non-academic setting. More than 75 board-certified psychiatrists and 40 psychologists, are part of a medical staff of nearly 150 who are specialists in mental health and addiction who work as a team and partner with a premier multidisciplinary group of behavioral specialists, nurses, therapists, and dietitians.

Julie K. Lesser, MD


Julie K. Lesser, MD, is a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist at Rogers Behavioral Health in Minneapolis. A graduate of Stanford University, Dr. Lesser earned her medical degree and completed postgraduate training at the University of Minnesota, which included an internship in pediatrics; a transitional residency in neurology and psychiatry; a residency in psychiatry; and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Lesser is certified in family-based treatment for eating disorders and in the child and adolescent unified protocol for emotional disorders. In addition, she completed intensive training in interpersonal therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy-enhanced for eating disorders. She has a special interest in treatment development for Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID).

Staff Directory

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