Dr. Eileen Starbranch, MD

Dr. Eileen Starbranch, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Female  |  
Age 74
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eileen Starbranch, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 43 years. She graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1968 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

2600 Gessner Rd Ste 280

Houston, TX 77080

Contact Information

(713) 468-6538

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
very high
more than 96% of peers

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  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • St Joseph Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starbranch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starbranch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starbranch to family and friends
based on 41 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Starbranch's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Houston, TX |
This Dr. sat on my FMLA paperwork for 10 additional days causing the paperwork to be sent in to my employer late. Then, she did not submit the correct days requested causing my FMLA to be denied by my employer. This is the last thing a person exiting a mental health hospital needs. My job is no...more
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in Houston, TX |
I would NEVER recommend Dr Starbranch to anyone. She is extremely unprofessional and impossible to get in touch with. She was assigned to my son in the hospital. She immediately started my son back on a high dose of meds without gradual increase. She never returned my call. I tried to reach...more
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Copperas Cove, TX |
I was a patient at Houston Behavioral and as soon as she saw me, she prescribed medication within 5 minutes of talking to me. She wouldn't give me straight answers about the meds, and just didnt really talk to me at all. Barely looked at me. I felt like I was just condensed down to a paper file and...more
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Houston, TX |
Dr. Starbranch was my teenager's doctor while she was admitted for mental health in the hospital. I had to request SEVERAL times that she call me and she prescribed new medication without ANY health history or consulting me. When I spoke to her, after my child insist she call me, she put me on...more
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in Angleton, TX |
My Grandson was in the children's unit at Hope Bridge Hospital for 7 days. I have Medical Power of Attorney. My daughter nor Myself were able to talk by Phone or Face to Face with Dr. Starbranch. The day we did catch a glimpse of her she was whisked away by staff and we were not able to see her...more
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Dr. Starbranch accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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