Ricardo Delcid MD, MS - Psychiatrist
Dr. Delcid is a Board Certified Psychiatrist of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He grew up in Houston and speaks fluently in Spanish. He pursued his undergraduate training surrounded by the natural beauty of the state of Maine at Bowdoin College, where he double majored in Biology and Sociology. He then completed a Master's Degree from the UT Houston School of Public Health with a focus in Toxicology and Environmental Sciences as it applies to public health. He earned his Medical Doctorate and completed his residency training here in Houston at the University of Texas Health Science Center affiliated hospitals, which have included Memorial Hermann Hospital, LBJ Hospital, Harris County Psychiatric Center, and M.D. Anderson.
After completing residency in 2011 he primarily and proudly served as staff attending at Baylor CHI St. Luke's Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. His clinical strengths include treating neuropsychiatric conditions in medically complex or chronically ill patients, the safe management of geriatric and age-related disorders (dementia with behavioral disturbance, delirium), PTSD, and complex anxiety or mood disorders.
Dr. Delcid has varied academic interest in emerging medical sciences and neurosciences:
Nutrition as related to improving treatment outcomes
Inflammatory disorders and the neuroimmunological factors related to mood and well-being
Alternative and pragmatic methods of alleviating anxiety and depression, including meditation and exercise
The determinants of healthy aging and cognition
Psychosomatic manifestations of psychiatric illness
The management of Organic Mental Syndromes including geriatric delirium, traumatic brain injury, post stroke syndromes