Dr. Ranjit Chacko, MD

Dr. Ranjit Chacko, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(8)
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Dr. Ranjit Chacko, MD is a geriatric psychiatry doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

6560 Fannin St Ste 900

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 441-1537

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Anxiety
very high
more than 96% of peers
Psychiatric Medication Therapy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Phobia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • 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.

Education

  • U Sri Lanka-Colombo Fac Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Wanganui Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Wellington Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chacko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chacko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chacko to family and friends
4.4
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Chacko's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Lufkin, TX |
After months of inpatient/outpatient at a hospital in another city, our daughter was getting worse, not better. We sent her files to Dr. Chacko. He realized that she had been misdiagnosed. He sat with us and showed us the flaws in her original diagnosis, as if he were pealing an onion one layer...more
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Dr. Chacko accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice

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Hospitals where Dr. Chacko has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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