Dr. Catherine Karni, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 57

Dr. Karni
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas, TX 75390

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(214) 456-5902

Dr. Catherine Karni, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Dallas, TX. Dr. Karni has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Children's Medical Center of Dallas and Childrens Medical Center Plano. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Karni to book an appointment.

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Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Karni's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation

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  • Explained conditions well (1)
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Dr. Karni is not only our area's best expert regarding Pediatric Psychiatry, autism, medications, etc., she is a compassionate advocate. She has worked tirelessly to tweak our child's medications. So glad we trusted her because she was right about everything! 7 years later and our child with severe autism is learning and thriving (and sleeping- thank God). Not enough space to express our respect and thanks for her support. A REAL EXPERT among too many charlatans, posers, & know-it-alls!
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She is consistently an hour late for appointments. The customer service at her practice is beyond poor. They have a sign posted stating that families may be rescheduled and charged for a visit if they show up more than 15 minutes late, but are completely exempt from holding themselves to that same standard that they demand of others. It's arrogant and absurd. It's impossible to get a live person on the phone. Calls go unreturned. Lastly, no early or late hours, and no weekends.
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Dr. Catherine Karni, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Dallas, TX. Dr. Karni has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders than...Read more


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Mt Sinai School Of Med
Residency Hospital
Ny Med College
Residency Hospital


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What are Dr. Catherine Karni, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Karni frequently treats Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Karni specializes.

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Dr. Karni's office is located at 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center5323 Harry Hines Blvd Dallas, TX 75390

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Children's Medical Centerchildren's Health1935 Medical District Dr Dallas, TX 75235

Affiliated Hospitals

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Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Dallas, TX

Childrens Medical Center Plano

Plano, TX