Dr. Richard Pesikoff, MD

Dr. Richard Pesikoff, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(15)
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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

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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

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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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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

Dr. Pesikoff does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Pesikoff and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Pesikoff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pesikoff to family and friends
2.5
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Pesikoff's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in houston, TX |
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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Cypress, TX |
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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Houston, TX |
I cannot state enough how horrible my experience with Dr. Pesikoff has been. His receptionist was extremely unhelpful and rude to me when I needed to get my prescription refilled. I was never given calls back that I was promised. His office has proven that my mental health has no importance to them...more
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in Houston, TX |
Nicole has been a godsend....wonderful office. Low to no wait times. Compassionate and caring staff.
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Dr. Pesikoff accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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