Dr. Ifeoma Arene, MD

Dr. Ifeoma Arene, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Ifeoma Arene, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. She specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.

12828 Willow Centre Dr Ste E

Houston, TX 77066

Contact Information

(281) 893-3656

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • APS Healthcare
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
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ADHD and-or ADD
more than 89% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 86% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 82% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

45  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Delusional 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
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • 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
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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6  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • 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.


  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Lagos / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Kingston Public Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arene has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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SHORT VERSION: Dr. Arene is unethical and greedy. She will ask new patients to submit to a urinalysis test, AND a blood test, ostensibly for their own good. Then the “independent lab” that does the testing will charge you like $5,000 or so! Here’s the kicker: Dr. Arene is part owner of this...Read More
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Dr. Arene was easy to speak with, although I was attempting to condense all my issue due to the limitations of time she understood my demeanor. I was very surprised at the fee that was required as my fee for other specialist MD's are not as exstravagant nor do I have to pay additional fees when...Read More
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Easy scheduling, corteus staff. Caring assistents. Plenty time to ask questions. Excellent results of my three children.
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I love LOVE Dr. Arene, and I FEEL terrible leaving her a bad review for her staff... However, I had a phone appointment at 9 AM. I called at 9:07 am to make sure I didn't miss a call or mess up the time. The staff member said in a NASTY tone, IT IS ONLY 9:05!!!! Um, not it's not but what ever. ...Read More
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I took my daughter here for a mental health evaluation this morning and am disgusted at the employee's attitude. I was told my appointment would be about $12 but it ended up being $60 because the office manager didn't tell me the first appointment was $350! I expressed my confusion to the woman at...Read More
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