About Us

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About the Office

Michael Lesem, MD PA is committed to providing the help and treatment to assist those who are dealing with mental illness.  Dr. Michael Lesem has practiced Psychiatry since 1981. 

Our office is minimal and strictly medical. Giving the illusion of a sterile environment. 

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Dr. Michael Lesem, MD

Boarded Adult Psychiatrist

Education:

1976: University of Texas, Austin, Cum Laude, History, B.A.

1981: University of Texas Medical School, Houston, M.D.

Training:

1981 - 1982: Medical Internship, St. Paul's Hospital - Affiliated with Southwestern Medical School; Dallas, TX

1982 - 1985: Residency in Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX

1984 - 1985: Chief Resident, Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX

1985 - 1987: Medical Staff Fellow, Research Fellowship Laboratory of Clinical Science, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD

 

Board Certification:

1986: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification, November 1986

1992: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry Certification, March 1992 – Re-certification

1992-2012: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry, Certification, March 1992 – Added sub-specialty

 

Experience:

1994 - Present: Medical Director, Claghorn-Lesem Research Clinic, Ltd., Houston, TX

1989 - Present: Michael D. Lesem, MD, PA - Private Practice, Houston, TX

Academic Appointments:

1989 - Present: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Medical School

1987 - 1989: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Texas Medical School; Houston, TX

Douglas Lopez, MBA/MHA
Practice Administrator 

Douglas Lopez graduated from Texas A&M with a BS in biomedical science

He then wen on to complete his masters from University of Houston in Business adminsitration and Healthcare Managment. 

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Douglas loves his job and all of our amazing patients he gets to know by name. 

Some of his pastimes are  are calligraphy, cuddleing with his cat dr. Pew Pew and going to Astros games.