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 and will continue to practice and help treat the underserved behavioral health population of the Greater Houston Area.
Dr. Michael Lesem, MD
Boarded Adult Psychiatrist
1976: University of Texas, Austin, Cum Laude, History, B.A.
1981: University of Texas Medical School, Houston, M.D.
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
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
1994 - Present: Medical Director, Claghorn-Lesem Research Clinic, Ltd., Houston, TX
1989 - Present: Michael D. Lesem, MD, PA - Private Practice, Houston, TX
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
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.
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.
Esther Tell, CYT
HR and Marketing
As our newest staff member Esther brings her background in Customer relations, therapy and management to aid in the well being of our clients.