Dr. Eileen Starbranch, MD

Dr. Eileen Starbranch, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 74
(43)
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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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Top Care Areas

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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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1  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

56  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
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • 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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3  Procedures

  • 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.

Education

  • 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

1.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starbranch to family and friends
43 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (34)

Dr. Starbranch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I would never recommend Dr. Starbranch because she gave my 7 year old meds that I had not given consent for. This med actually kept him sleeping for two days. I then tried to get my son transferred from West Oaks Hospital to UT Health-Harris County Psychiatric. Dr. Starbranch refused to release...more
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Would not return calls, even multiple emergency level pages, when my child had adverse reactions to medications she prescribed. She did apparently talk to the emergency room doctor, but still has not returned an emergency call.
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She should lose her license. First do no harm, isn't that the oath? My son, who was recently released from hospitalization, she dropped from treatment with absolutely no warning. This, after prescribing a litany of psychotropic drugs. Needless to say, he immediately suffered a severe and ongoing...more
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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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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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