Dr. Francisco Cota, MD

Dr. Francisco Cota, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Francisco Cota, MD is a psychiatry specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Universidad De Monterrey, Facultad De Medicina in 1980 and specializes in psychiatry.

1700 Murchison Dr Ste 201

El Paso, TX 79902

Contact Information

(915) 542-1022

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Psychiatric Evaluation
more than 74% of peers
more than 65% of peers
more than 44% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cota does not have any board certifications listed.

22  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

2  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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.


  • Universidad De Monterrey, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Tx Tech University Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cota has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cota has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cota's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cota to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Cota's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My old provider was no longer on my insurance provider list so I needed to find a new provider. Dr. Cota was on my provider list. I called and the receptionist asked me if I have ever seen a psychiatrist before and I told her that I had. Immediately she said, "Then Dr. Cota will not take you as a...more
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Cota is not a doctor and if you need help please seek it somewhere else.
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Dr. Cota refused to see a friend of mine who was suffering from severe depression and suicidal ideation, OCD and possibly bipolar 11 d/o. No compassion here.
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Dr. Cota refused to provide a service to a family member with no explanation whatsoever. She went in for her appointment, filled out her paperwork and right before going in he said he didn't want to take her as a patient with no explanation as to why. I understand the doctors have the right to...more
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If you need real help, DO NOT see Dr. Cota! I was referred to him by my PCP. He first sits you down to ask you questions to determine whether he will ACCEPT you. The fact that I have suffered abuse right away disqualified me from his services. I was very upset when he shot me down so coldly. He...more
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