Dr. Humberto Quintana

Psychiatry
The Woodllands, 77380, TX
46 years experience male

Locations

Humberto Quintana, M.D., Child, Adolescent & Adult Pscyhiatrist

The Woodllands, 77380, TX

Address

Office: 26205 Oak Ridge Drive, suite 108 O, Home/-Telemediicine14 Sleeping Colt Drive, The Woodllands, 77380, TX
Directions

Practice website

Fax

(832) 717-6749

About

Bio

I have spent over 20 years in academic field-graduated Columbia-University-New York State Psychiatric Institute in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry--NY, NY.. I was an attending at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pgh, PA.-Director of Disorders Module-- ADHD, CD, Family Therapy Clinic and Tourette's Clinic.,I was the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Creighton-Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, left Louisiana State University Health Science Ctr in New Orleans as Max Sugar Professor of Psychiatry/Psychotherapy--published 45+ articles. and was Residency Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for 11 years. Board Certified in Child, Adolescent , Adult and Forensic Psychiatry. Currently moved to Tx to do Private Practice and live near my daughter.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Addiction Medicine

ADHD and Autism

Child Psychiatry

Pharmacology

Doctor Q&A

362 Answers
465 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Some below: Borderline personality disorder medications have been shown to reduce some of the symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD). While there are c... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Bipolar/depressive/: Schizoaffective Disorder uninterrupted period of illness with a major mood episode(major depression/mania) concurent with Schiizophrenia Criteria A. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
No: Dexmethylphenidate has a 4-6 hour duration of effect (a long-acting formulation, Focalin XR, which spans 12 hours is also available & has been sho... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Why does think this: Obtain an evaluation from specialist in Autism or at Autistic Center Autistiic persons may have problems with communication, social skills, & re... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Reported: Seroquel Seroquel (latest outcomes from 79,001 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. Breast enl... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Raises Testosterone: Clomiphene works essentially the same way in both women/men; in women, it binds to receptors in the brain (hypothalamus and the pituitary gland) to in... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
For example: For example, lets take Risperdal-it blocks Dopamine 2 receptors, reduces positive symptoms of psychosis. It blocks serotonin 2A receptors, enhances D... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Not yet: No there is currently no generic cymbalta (duloxetine). Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a SNRI dual sertonimn and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It may... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), is a standard psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from psy... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
SED eat taste/textur: Unlike more well-known eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia, people with selective eating disorder typically do not make their food choices based... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Weak antidepressaant: At one time Desyrel (trazodone) was widely prescribed for treatment of depression. However, at the effectivedosages for depression, most people could ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Few hrs./few visits: An evaluation of your child. when using a multidisciplinary team, will be evaluated by a psychologist or psychiatrist,, therapists, speech/occupatio... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Vyvance for ADHD: Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), (lisdexamfetamine) unlike other stimulants, has to go through the stomach and be digested before it can become active. Tha... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Not recommended: (NIMH) supports doing a study on the effects of oral chelation therapy in autism. The proposal is highly controversial, is drawing criticism from many... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Cynophobia: Cynophobia" is the abnormal fear of dogs. Cynophobia is classified as a specific phobia, under the subtype "animal phobias" 36% of patients who seek... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Lucid dream/euphoria: In rats, Nitric Oxide stimulates the mesolimbic reward pathway via inducing dopamine release and activating dopaminergic neurons in the ventral tegmen... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
See below: What to Look for in a Multivitamin Read the label carefully. Product labels identify which nutrients are included and the amounts contained within ea... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Lead poisoning: If you have mild to moderate lead poisoning (20-44 mcg/dL), you may not be given medication. Doctors will work with social workers and public health o... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes,: A history of child abuse & neglect can impact on an adult's quality of life in fundamental ways. It can make basic day-to-day activities, such as ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes: Rage (often called fury or frenzy) is a feeling of intense or growing anger. It is associated with the fight-or-flight response and often activated in... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Identified below: Withdrawal symptoms, similar in character to those noted with barbiturates and alcohol (convulsions, tremor, abdominal and muscle cramps, vomiting and... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes: Short term memory can definitely affect a child in school. Especially as he moves to the higher greades where he has to memorize more and more materi... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Depression>poor eatg: Anemia should not be accepted as an inevitable consequence of aging. A cause is found in approximately 80 percent of elderly patients. The most common... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
List for loosing wt.: t can be hard to stay motivated to eat healthy when you can’t work out because you’re injured, busy, or just can’t get on the road. But it’s not impos... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes it can come & go: Depression is caused by imbalance of dopamine/serotonin in your brain. You may be prescribed a serotonin-reuptake inhibitor or SRI by a licensed physi... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Pscyh. deals w/pain: Pain Medicine A Psychiatrist who specializes in Pain Medicine diagnoses and treats patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic &/or cancer ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes.: While it may take a long time, it may be worth it if you like to help others improve their lives by conquering their mental demons. As a psychiatrist ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Borderline defined: A pervasive pattern of instbility of interpersonal relationships, self -image, affects, marked impulsivity starts in early adulthood & presents ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
More on HPPD: There are a number of perceptual changes that can accompany hppd. Typical symptoms of the disorder include: halos or auras surrounding objects, trails... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Cocaine pure/mpure: Cocaine in its purest form is a white, pearly product. Cocaine appearing in powder form is a salt, typically cocaine HCL. Street market cocaine is fre... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Check dx + see below: Provided that you are being treated for a correct diagnoisis. Then md must consider that dose needs to be readjusted upward, also , md may need an a... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Seeming not: Catatonic disorders are a group of symptoms characterized by disturbances in muscular movement behavior that may have either a psychological/physiolog... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
MH/MHygiene Related: Mental Health is often used to refer to a state of physical, mental, social and spiritual wellbeing of the individual. MH is one of the components of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Major difference: A psychiatrist has attended medical school and is a physician with (Doctor of Medicine degree). In residency, he o/she received specialized traing. in... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Anitpsych. sentiment: Controversy has often surrounded psychiatry,[168] and the anti-psychiatry message is that psychiatric treatments are ultimately more damaging than hel... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Explained below: The Mental Health Act 1983 (c.20) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which applies to people in England and Wales. It covers the recept... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Standard exist below: Abnormal behavior interferes with the ability of the person to engage tasks in a manner acceptable by society's standards. Abnormal behavior ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes Pedi./CP sites: There are a number test for adhd--Iowa ADH rating scale, the the ADHD rating scale, Connor ADHD rating scale, the SNAP. Child and Adult versions of r... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Less precise: Psychiatry often defined as the science of pathological behaviour and mental life. This definition may have seman is acceptability but raises many pra... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
See below: Decompensation is a term that refers to the deterioration of the mental health of an individual who, up till that point, was maintaining his or her me... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
# of options exist: Borderline personality disorder can be treated with psychotherapy, or "talk" therapy. In some cases, a mental health professional may also recommend m... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
See below: Mental disorders diagnosed in childhood are divided into two categories: childhood disorders & learning disorders. These disorders are usually fir... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Child & Adol. Psych.: The Child/Adoescent Psychiatry has received training beyond 3-4 years of Adult Psychiatry for 2 year in Child and Adolesced Psychiatry. He evaluates ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
80% Recovery: Orthomolecular treatment is defined as providing the brain and the body with the best possible biochemical environment, especially with those substanc... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Negative affects: A person's affect is the expression of emotion or feelings displayed to others through facial expressions, hand gestures, voice tone, and other emotio... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
13-14 years average: In order to be a psychiatrist it takes:" 1. -HS 2. 4 years of college 3. 4 years of medical school 4. 3-4 years of Adult Psychiatry 5. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
See below: Students with learning disabilities have “disorders in one or more basic psychological processes involved in understanding or using language, spoken ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
No statistical link: Most commonly, children who abuse animals have either witnessed or experienced physical abuse or sexual abuse themselves. Statistics show that 30 % ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Multiple ways: Physical effects of overeating range depending on which form of eating disorder the individual is affected by, whether it be compulsive overeating, ch... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Major differences: Anorexia dietary restrictions can cause malnutrition an & emaciation of the victims, & even death. It is believed that orthrexia could be as... Read More
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Jul 20, 2014
an excellent contributor to healthtap. very well thought out and informative answers. thank you for your contributions.
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Aug 13, 2016
So u DO recommend orthomolecular treatment of schizoaffective disease? I just want to clarify that.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Quintana is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have been getting dirty urines at my MMT program, but only take soma
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thankyou doctor for taking time and explaining so well. I appreciate.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I am trying not to take any anti anxiety meds and this might help.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1977MD

Medical/Graduate school

Medical School, Bklyn, NY
Graduated 1977MD

Medical/Graduate school

College of Medicine
Graduated 1977MD

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
MD

Residency

Kings County Hospital Center
Completed 1981

Residency

SUNY and Kings County Medical Center and State Hospital New Orleans Adol. Hospital and LSU Children's Hosopital

Residency

University Hospital, LA State hospital, LSU Private Psychiatric Hosptial

Awards

Covingto Award 2013-24--Best Child and Adolescent Psyciatrist of year
Catcher on the Rye Award from AACAP
Palmer P. Parker Award of Excellence from ACGME

Affiliations

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychopharmacology Association
Amrican Society of Hispanic Psychiatry
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