Dr. Richard Pesikoff, MD

Dr. Richard Pesikoff, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
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Dr. Richard Pesikoff, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry, pediatric psychiatry, and more.

19 Briar Hollow Ln Ste 102

Houston, TX 77027

Contact Information

(713) 795-5424

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pesikoff performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 95% of peers
Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
normal
more than 61% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Pesikoff's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

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

18  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Medication Management
  • 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

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Texas Top Doctors, 2003
  • Texas Top Doctors, 2001
  • Texas Top Doctors, 2004
  • Texas Top Doctors, 2002
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pesikoff's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pesikoff to family and friends
18 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Pesikoff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I spent the better part of my youth in & out of "Psychiatric Treatment Facilities" aka Pill Farms.My parents ready to admit me at the 1st sign of emotions, I was a teen, we emote! Diagnosed with everything from Bipolar, to Manic Depression, with al the corresponding pills. Turns out, I have...more
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I see one of the nurse practitioners at this office. She is very thorough in making sure I have what I need. She doesn't force different aspects of treatment, but rather listens to and respects my choice.
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Horrible communication problems between office, doctors, pharmacies, & patients. Shady billing policies. Office manager is uncaring & doesn't listen to administrative-based concerns. NP Surya seems more like she's there to make money/push pills than to actually listen & help. They scheduled an appt...more
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After my wife passed away I went to see Dr Pesikoff as I was very depressed All Dr Pesikoff did was make the depression worse
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Just had our first appt today with the nurse practitioner and it was the worst doctor appt experience I've had in my life. This appt was for my 5 year old to discuss possible ADHD, and possible treatment options. I've worked as a medical professional in adult neurology and neurosurgery for 4...more
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