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Dr. Humberto Quintana

Psychiatry
The Woodllands, 77380, TX
44 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

462 Answers
611 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It is best not to.: St. John’s wort, a plant that grows in the wild, has been used for centuries for health purposes. However, consumers need to be aware of serious conce... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 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
A male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes mem. and exe f.: Inhibits monoamine oxidase can can affect memory, exe. Funcition, cause deliurium. Interaction with ssri cause severe reactions. Dry mouth, dizzines... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Up to several weeks: Symptoms of neuropathy often occur in what is called a “stocking and glove” distribution, meaning the symptoms are most pronounced in your hands where... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Increase Zoloft (sertraline): During preg constant fear of contamination fear of chemicals in cleaning products and disinfectants to kill this contamination may also be feared. I... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Psychosomatic Med.: Psychosomatic medicine is an interdisciplinary medical field studying the relationships of social, psychological, and behavioral factors on bodily pro... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Interaction avoid it: Using Amitriptyline together with zolpidem may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Not recommended: Alcohol may allow more of your benzodiazepine to reach with your brain, resulting in increased effects. Using benzodiazepines with alcohol may lead t... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes, a large nunber: Reports of false-positive uds results potential for false-positive uds results was identified for the following medication classes: antihistamines, an... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Use 4 Schiz.: Txmt. for Schizophrenia LATUDA (lurasidone) is an atypical antipsychotic indicated for the trxmt. of pt's with schizophrenia. Efficacy was establishe... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes: Physiologically, lack of sleep is able to cause the headache, lack of energy, and even depression. In addition, there are some other effects. You have... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes, but uncommon: Auditory hallucinations are uncommon, but do occur before or during migraine attacks. They usually feature the sound of human voices. Because these ar... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Episodes 1/wk for 3m: Recurrent episodes of bing eating . Bing eating-eating in a discrete perod of time an amount of food that is definitely larger, than what most indiv... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Long period: Several weeks are often required for Oxcarbazepine to reach its maximum effectiveness; however, improvement in some symptoms may occur sooner. It ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
It feel like below: Catatonia is a state of neurogenic motor immobility and behavioral abnormality manifested by stupor. In the current DSM V catatonia is not recognized... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Depends on tests: Kenneth G answered 8 months ago It all depends on the test they use. With a basic screen, amphetamine like drugs will look like the same things. If th... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Good vs.Bad of weed: Postive feeling of being relaxed, feeling good, decreases anxiety and concerns. Stops worries about things, makes one sleepy, increase sexual libido.... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
No interaction: Citalopram is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Citalopram is used to treat depression. Es... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Unstable/impulsive: A person with this disorder will also often exhibit impulsive behaviors &have the following symptoms: Frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Need parenal consent: Parental consent needed under 18. The law. The law is a blunt instrument, as the issue of minors and confidentiality well illustrates. Minors generall... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Pandas Txmt.: Streptococcus’ infection • A child can be diagnosed with PANDAS when: o Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or tic symptoms suddenly appear for the f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Effect heart rhythms: Flecainide is in a group of drugs called class ic anti-arrhythmics. It affects the way your heart beats. Flecainide is used in certain situations to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Risperidone: Metabolic changes, as seen by dose-dependent elevations of cholesterol, triglyceride, LDL and VLDL concentrations within 6 weeks of risperidone therap... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Uses of Abilify (aripiprazole): Aripiprazole was originally approved in 2002 for the treatment of schizophrenia. Currently, the FDA has approved aripiprazole for the treatment of bip... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
I am convinced.: While not everyone’s experience is the same, when people have a major depressive episode, generally the world looks, feels & differently than bef... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes, butt effective?: There are a large number of identified over the counter antidepressants. The scientific evidence and accredited studies done on these agents a far ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Efffects of Adderal: Insomnia, headaches, irritability, exacerbation of tics, nervousness, overstimulation, dizziness. Anorexia, nausea, dry mouth, constipation, diarrhea,... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Create worry period: Create a “worry period.” choose a set time and place for worrying. It should be the same every day (e.g. In the living room from 5:00 to 5:20 P.M.) an... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Yes, bc decreased: Alprazolam oral and levonorgestrel-ethinyl estrad oral Alprazolam oral will increase the level or effect of levonorgestrel-ethinyl estrad oral by m... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Refer below: If it helps you for sleep Saprhris 10 mg may help you get up to 12 hours of sleep. Recommend take next dose at typical bedtime. You should be awa... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Cause muscle spasism: Involuntary muscle activity may be referred to as a "spasm". Examples include muscle contractions due to abnormal nerve stimulation, or abnormal activ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
As DSM 5: According to DSM V: Communication Disorders include-Language disorder, lSpeech and sound disorders, Childhood onset Flluency Dsorder (stuttering), S... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Too dilute/not valid: There are several types of results on a drug test other than pass or fail. Two of these are sample too dilute, or unable to obtain valid results. Thes... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
See below 1st.: There can be many reasons that stool appears green. The most obvious reason for a stool to be green is from eating green foods. Green, leafy vegetable... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Watch 4 side effects: Isotretinoin decreases the size and activity of the sebaceous glands in the skin, which reduces the amount of sebum that is produced. This stops the g... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam) effects: Clonazepam is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines . Clonazepam affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety. It ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 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
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
No: As i understand it, the rule of thumb for dosing-equivalence between Ritalin (methylphenidate) and amphetamine (d-amphetamine) is 1mg dexamphetamine =... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
K withdrawal effects: Withdrawing: you should not stop taking Klonopin (clonazepam) abruptly. Because Klonopin (clonazepam) can cause dependency issues. You can reduce the... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
TCAs replaced : Tricyclic agents (TCAs) are used primarily as antidepressants. The TCAs were first discovered in the early 1950s and were introduced later in the deca... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Invega (paliperidone) oral: Invega (paliperidone) is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain. Invega is used to treat schizophren... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
BC long term effects: Iafter one year of birthcontol ... It had very bad cramps and sharp pains. But it can take up to 6 months to a year for symptms to go away... If you... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Anxiety w/therapy: Take an honest look at yourself. The anxiety, conflict, and unhappiness that brought you into treatment can be dealt with. Change is possible during... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Meds reduce headache: Many different drugs with diverse pharmacological actions are used to treat an acute headache. Drug therapy for tension headaches or mild-to-moderate... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
LD & help: Problems with learning & applying information interfere with their daily lives. Often, these individuals are not aware that they have learning dis... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 44 years experience
No: Rubella (german measles) - symptoms typical symptoms of rubella are a mild rash , swollen and tender glands (especially behind the ear, at the back o... 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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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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