Dr. Melissa Defilippis, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 42

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Melissa Defilippis, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Galveston, TX. Dr. Defilippis has extensive experience in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She is affiliated with University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston. Her office accepts telehealth appointments.

Dr. Melissa Defilippis, MD

The Center for Mental Health

301 University Blvd Galveston, TX 77555 ()
Telehealth services available

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(409) 747-9791

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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Defilippis

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Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Developmental and Learning Disorders
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Dr. Defilippis' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Depersonalization Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders

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Dr. Defilippis accepts the following insurance:

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About Me


Dr. Melissa Defilippis, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Galveston, TX. Dr. Defilippis has extensive experience in Neurodevelopmental...Read more


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Melissa Defilippis, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Defilippis has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Melissa Defilippis, MD's top areas of care?

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

Where is Dr. Melissa Defilippis, MD's office located?

Dr. Defilippis' office is located at 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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The Center for Mental Health

Department of Psychiatry, Univ. of Texas Medical Branch301 University Blvd Galveston, TX 77555

UTMB Health Psychiatry

Psychiatry Webster400 N Texas Ave Ste A Webster, TX 77598

Affiliated Hospitals

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University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

Galveston, TX

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)