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Department of Psychiatry

Houston, Texas

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Ranjit Chacko, M.D.


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Vice Chair of Psychiatry at The
Methodist Hospital
6560 Fannin, Suite 900

Houston TX 77030

Telephone: 713-441-1537
Fax: 713-793-1621

Clinical Interests

Adults, Geriatric patients; Affective Disorders, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Dementias, Organic Brain Syndromes, Psychoses, Panic Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Addictive Disorders, Pain Syndromes, and Brain injuries.

Treatment Modalities: Psychopharmacology, ECT, Individual Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy.

Academic Background and Distinctions

Medical Education and Postgraduate Training: Faculty of Medicine, University of Ceylon, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1966-1971. Rotating Internship, Wanganui Hospital, New Zealand, 1971-1972. Senior House Physician in Psychiatry, the Wellington Hospital, New Zealand, 1973. Residency in Psychiatry, The Mount Sinai Hospital Services, New York, 1974-1977; Chief Resident in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai, New York, Psychiatry Program, 1976-1977. Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, April 1979; Board Certified in 1991 added qualification examination in Geriatric Psychiatry.

Curriculum Vita

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