A psychiatrist with Kerrville Medical Services at La Hacienda since June 2012, Dr. Hager has worked in psychiatric medicine for more than 30 years and is accredited by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His career has spanned military, private practice, state hospital, developmental disability, and correctional settings. He holds a medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where he also received his psychiatric training. He is working toward a graduate certificate in biomedical informatics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. An online secure computer interview program he developed enables Dr. Hager to better personalize time he spends with patients during consultations. He is married and the father of a son, a daughter and a step-daughter. He rides with other cycling enthusiasts in his free time and he can be found on Strava.