Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Physicians
Ranjit C. Chacko, MD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, also serves as deputy chief of Psychiatry at The Methodist Hospital. Dr. Chacko specializes in adult psychiatry, psychopharmacology and somatic therapies, with subspecialties in geriatric psychiatry and neuropsychiatry. His special interests include electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), refractory mood disorders and psychosomatic therapies. Dr. Chacko earned his medical degree from the University of Ceylon in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He completed his residency in psychiatry at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, where he served as chief resident in psychiatry. He is board certified in psychiatry and neurology, as well as geriatric psychiatry.
Heather S. Goodman, MD, PhD, is assistant professor for the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and serves as the director of the Psychiatric Counseling Service for Students program at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Goodman specializes in adult psychiatry with interest in depression, anxiety and pregnancy/fertility/adoption-related issues. She earned her medical degree and her Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine.
Robert G. Harper, PhD, associate professor of the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, specializes in clinical neuropsychology evaluations and general clinical psychology evaluations. His special interests include neuropsychological evaluation of elderly patients, the evaluation of children and adults for learning disorders and attention deficit disorder (ADD), organ transplant evaluation, fitness for duty assessment, assessment of complex clinical syndromes, and behavioral medicine. Following undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Harper earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Texas in Austin. He completed a postdoctoral residency in medical psychology at the University of Oregon Medical School.
Michele K. York, PhD, is an assistant professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. York earned a master's degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Her extensive training includes an internship in clinical psychology/neuropsychology, a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and a neurobehavioral fellowship, all at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. York's clinical specialties include neuropsychological evaluation of adults with movement disorders, including patients with deep brain stimulation; pre- and post-surgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy; language mapping during awake surgery for epilepsy and tumors; and differential diagnosis of dementias.
Hours & Phone Number
- Monday - Thursday
- 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- To schedule an appointment,
- call 713.798.4857
- Visit the Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences website
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