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LEO J. BORRELL,MD
Toll Free: 800-806-0465 Direct: 713.850.0049 Fax: 800-605-2138
DrBorrell@SeniorPsychiatry.com

 

MEDICAL CURRICULUM VITAE

Board certified psychiatrist with 25 years diverse experience in clinical care, administration, management, program development, training, and research with demonstrated competence in:

CLINICAL CARE

Child, adolescent, and adult in-patient/out patient experience treating addictions, eating and psychosomatic disorders, and treatment-resistant patients.

VARIED CLINICAL TREATMENT MODALITIES

Utilizes individual, group, and family settings in intensive short-term and long term dynamic psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.

MANAGED CARE AND UTILIZATION REVIEW EXPERIENCE

Provides continuum of care, rapid stabilization, and utilization of community resources; supervision and coordination of Allied Health Professionals.

TRAINING AND SUPERVISION OF PROFESSIONAL

Capable within formal and informal academic and private practice settings.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Dynamic interactions with small and large groups and media including newspapers, radio, and television.

MANAGEMENT, ADMINISTRATION, AND LEADERSHIP

Experience in industry and financial areas as well as professional medical groups and hospital medical staff.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• President, CEO, and Medical Consultant for Senior Psychiatric and Senior PsychCare of Houston, San Antonio, Dallas in affiliation with Senior Psychological Care LLC, and all other related companies.

• Medical Consultant - Positive Changes for Health and Beauty in affiliation with Cosmetic and Aesthetic Services of America.

• Medical Consultant – Continuum Day Hospital.

• Medical Director of the geriatric psychiatry program – Westbury Hospital

CONSULTING BUSINESSES AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

• Psychiatric Medical Consultant – Westbury Hospital - Houston, Texas

• Psychiatric Medical Consultant – Continuum Partial Hospital Program – Houston, Texas

• Medical Consultant – Weight for Life Program

• Medical Consultant – Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Services of America, Houston, Texas

• Trial science consulting in association with the Wilmington Institute of Houston and Dallas, Texas

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND ACTIVITIES

• Chairman - Mental Health Workshop – America Medical Directors Association

• Member – Public Policy Committee – American Medical Directors Association

PREVIOUS CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

PHARMACOLOGICAL DRUG RESEARCH

• Site Coordinator - Wyeth-Ayerst Research, 1999 to 2000

• Redux on Cardiac Valve Function

MANAGED CARE AND UTILIZATION REVIEW

• Consultant - Managed Health Care, Inc., 1991 to 1995

• Consultant - American Psychiatric Peer Review Project with CHAMPUS, Alexander Rodriguez, MD, Director

MEDICAL DIRECTORSHIPS AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

• Admitting physician - Timbertown Hospital, Dallas Texas, 2006

• Medical Consultant - Inner Wisdom Day Hospital Program, 2005

• Consultant to Texas Instruments on Healthcare Technology, 1998 to 2000

• Medical Director - Stafford Meadows Hospital, 1987 to 1989

o Day Hospital and Adolescent Services

• Founder and Managing Partner - Stafford Meadows Hospital, 1986 to 1996

o 100 bed psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facility in Houston, Texas

• Medical Director - Laurelwood Hospital, 1986 to 1988

o Eating Disorders Treatment Program

• Psychiatric Consultant, Houston Medical Specialists, 1986 to 1988

• Medical Director, The Psychiatric Institute of Houston, 1982 to 1985

• Founder and Managing Partner - West Oaks Limited Psychiatric Hospital, 1978 to 1985

o 185 bed facility in Houston, Texas

• Founder and Chairman - Psychiatric Services of Houston, 1977 to 1989

o Multi-discipline psychiatric group practice

o Long term Adolescent Unit, 1982 to 1983

o Short Term Diagnostic and Evaluation Unit, 1982 to 1983

o Day hospital, 1984 to 1985

• Medical Director and Training Director, University of Texas, Department of Psychiatry at Ima Hogg Therapeutic School, Children’s Mental Health Services of Houston, 1975 to 1978

• Consultant to The Brotherhood of Man, 1974 to 1975

o A free clinic for adolescents and families, Baltimore, Maryland

• Consultant to Maryland State Hospital for the Criminally Insane, Perkinsville, Maryland, 1973 to 1975

• Director of Alcohol Detoxification Services and Staff Psychiatrist, Veterans’ Administration Hospital, Houston, Texas, Summer, 1971

• Emergency Room Physician, San Diego, California, 1969 to 1970

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS OF RECOGNITION

Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 1995

Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, December, 1991

Fellow of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, 1981

Wendell-Muncie Award, Maryland Psychiatric Society, Honorable Mention, 1975

Adolescents and Peer Counseling Wendell-Muncie Award, Maryland Psychiatric Society, 1974

Aspirations to Altruism: A Study of the Psychiatrically Hospitalized Physician

PUBLICATIONS

The Role of the Psychiatrist
Assisted Living Consult Magazine, Nov/Dec, 2006

The Interdisciplinary Team; The Role of the Psychiatrist
Assisted Living Consult, Nov/Dec, 2006, 2:6, 43-44

Psychiatric Options in the Treatment of Seniors
Assisted Living Consult, Sept/Oct, 2006, 2:5, 39-44

Challenges in Obesity Management
Southern Medical Journal, 1998

Weight Loss Made Easy July, 1998

Healthcare Opportunity in the Future June, 1998

Building a Lexus rather than an Edsel as We Restructure the Healthcare Industry
DBA Magazine, February, 1992

Short Term Focal Psychotherapy with Adolescents
Houston Group Psychotherapy Association, July, 1986

The Psychiatrically Hospitalized Physician
Texas Medicine, August, 1981

Thyroid Eye Disease and Psychiatry
Prospectives in Ophthalmology, September, 1980

Reimbursement for Long Term Care
American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, 1982

SELECTED PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

American Medical Directors Association, Tampa, FL March, 2011

Depression – Clinical Practice Guidelines
American Medical Director’s Association Symposium December, 2009

American Medical Director’s Association Symposium

Barriers to Management of Behavioral Issues Solutions to Management of Behavioral Issues
American Medical Director’s Association Annual Symposium March, 2009

Management of Behavioral and Psychiatric Problems in LTC
Lawrence St. Healthcare
Huntsville Healthcare
Buena Vista Healthcare – San Antonio
De Soto Healthcare – Dallas
Preferred Healthcare Annual Corporate Retreat

Ensuring Quality Care
American Medical Director’s Association Annual Symposium March, 2006

Evolution and Revolutions as Organizations Grow February, 2000

Biosensors: A Window of Opportunity
A research project for Texas instruments, March, 1999

Opportunities and Strategies for Entering the Diabetic Market
A research project for Texas Instruments, September, 1998

A Better Life Today and Tomorrow: Advancing Home Healthcare Through Technology
A research project for Texas Instruments, March, 1998

Challenges in Obesity
Southern Medical Journal, 1998

Learning for the Future: A Developmental Approach
Santillana Foundation Annual Conference on Environmental Education Madrid, Spain, November, 1992

An Overview of Venture Capital Investments in Healthcare
Norton & Blair Venture Capital Meeting, February 1991

Understanding and Treatment of Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Presented at Camelback Hospital

Symposium on Chemically Dependent Adolescent with Multiple Diagnoses
Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York

Therapist-Patient Matching: Conditions Affecting Outcome Understanding Adolescents – The Mind Presented to the Texas Pediatric Society

Short Term Focal Psychotherapy with Adolescents: Theoretical and Clinical Consideration
Presented at the Sixth Annual Pan American Forum, Mexico City, Mexico

The Engagement of the Difficult Adolescent and Family in a Private Practice Setting
Presented at the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, Seattle, Washington

Exploratory Group Psychotherapy with the Severely Disturbed Adolescent
Presented at the American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry, Galveston, Texas

The Interaction of Individual and Milieu Psychotherapy with the Adolescent
Presented at the Central States Adolescent Society Meeting

The Therapeutic Milieu Revisited: A Bion Perspective
Presented at Scientific Day, Sheppard-Pratt Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

An Integrated Approach for Evaluation of the Family and Child When Sexual Abuse has Occurred, University of Maryland Symposium, Department of Social Work

Adolescent and Peer Counseling
Mid-Atlantic Societies for Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting

A Study of the Hospitalized Physician
Presented at the joint meeting of the Maryland Psychiatric Society and the Maryland Association of Private Practicing Physicians, Texas Medical Association

Assessment and Management of the Violent Teenager
Harris County Juvenile Probation Department

Assessment and Management of Sexual and Physical Abuse: The Perspectives of the Family and the Child
Baltimore County Department of Social Welfare Hopes,

False Hopes and Fraud, Weight Loss

The Rage in Diets: Facts, Fantasies and Fraud. A Responsible Approach to Helping Teenagers, young Adults and College Students with a Weight Problem

Psychological Development of Children and Adolescents with Congenital Deformity
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Baylor College of Medicine

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

• American Geriatric Society

• American Medical Director’s Association

• American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry

• Texas Medical Director’s Association

• Texas Medical Association

• Greater Houston Partnership

• Harris County Medical Society

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES

• Committee on Private Practice, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1997 to 1999

• Program Committee, Texas Medical Society, 2001 to 2002

• Committee on Socio-Economic HCSMS, 1996 to 1997

• Program Committee, Houston Psychiatric Society, 1994 to 1996

• Committee on Private Practice, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, 1995

• Committee on International relations, American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 1993 to 1995

• Committee on Socio-Economic Issues, Harris County Medical Society, 1992 to 1995

• Committee on Private Practice, American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 1993 to 1995

• Committee on Treating Substance Abuse (Standards of Training), American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 1988 to 1993

• Committee on Adolescent Substance Abuse, Harris County Medical Society, 1988 to 1989

• Committee on Confrontational Therapies, American Psychiatric Association, 1987 to 1989

• Committee on Adolescents, Texas Pediatric Society, 1986 to 1989

• Special Education Advisory Board, Spring Brand Independent School District, 1982 to 1989

• Liaison with the Texas Bar Association, Texas Medical Association, 1985 to 1988

• Standards for Hospital Care, Houston Psychiatric Association, 1987

• Co-Founder and Member of Houston Adolescent Medicine Study Group, 1982 to 1987

• Ad hoc Committee on Residential Treatment, American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry, 1985 to 1986

• Peer Review for the American Psychiatric Association, 1981 to 1984

• Demonstration Project with Campus for Utilization Review

• Committee on Juvenile Delinquency, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, 1981 to 1984

• Committee on Insurance, American Academy of Child Psychiatry, 1978 to 1981

• Program Committee, Houston Group Psychotherapy Institute, 1977 to 1981

• Executive Committee, Houston Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, 1976 to 1981

• Committee on Insurance, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, 1976 to 1980

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND ACTIVITIES

• Health Help, Houston, Texas - radiology managed care company

• Career coaching and consulting - City of Houston; Informatics and Technology Department and The Houston Emergency Center

• EMR, Austin, Texas

o Electronic Medical Record

• Ware On Earth Solution, Annandale, Virginia

o An internet security company focused on government transactions

• Dynasty Technologies, Kingwood, Texas, Milan, Italy, Japan

o Artificial intelligence software

o Venture capital and strategy development

• Program Committee and Standards of Care Committee

o Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, 2001 - 2003

ORGANIZATIONAL OFFICES HELD

Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee on Insurance, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

Chairman, Child Advocacy Committee, Houston Psychiatric Society

President, Houston Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

Secretary, Houston Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

Treasurer, Houston Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

CONSULTANT POSITIONS

Adolescent Medicine, 1978 to present
Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas

Spring Branch Independent School District, 1975 to 1976
Houston, Texas

Brotherhood of Man Drug Abuse Counseling Service, 1973 to 1975
Towson, Maryland

Consultant in Group Psychotherapy, Division of Child Psychiatry, 1976 to 1980
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

ACADEMIC AND TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

Mentor, 1995 to 1996
University of Houston School of Entrepreneurship and innovation

Faculty, 1976 to 1982
Houston Group Psychology Training Program, Houston, Texas

Coordinator, 1975 to 1976
University of Texas Resident Training at Children’s Mental Health Services of Houston, Houston, Texas

Co-Chairman, Training Committee, 1975 to 1980 Houston Group Psychotherapy Society, Houston, Texas

EDUCATION

POST GRADUATE TRAINING AND COURSES (Specific CME’s for the following years are available upon request)

• 2010 – 73.5 hours

• 2009 – 54.5 hours

• 2008 – 26 hours

GRADUATE

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, 1967

UNDERGRADUATE

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1961 to 1963

St Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1960

MILITARY SERVICE

U.S. Navel Hospital, San Diego, California

Ward Medical Officer, 1970

Staff Psychiatrist, 1969

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION

Certification in Addictionology, March, 1988
The American Medical Association of Alcoholism and Other Substance Abuse

Child Psychiatry, February, 1981
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Psychiatry, April, 1979
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

REFERENCES

Douglas Hanson, MD
Former Chief of Child Psychiatry
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Atilla Ertan, MD
Chief of Gastroenterology
Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

Tayfun Karakoc, MD
Private Practice
Houston, Texas

Howard LaRoche, MD
Private Practice
Lake Jackson, Texas

Testimonial

“Under the care of Leo J. Borrell, M.D. since December 2001, I have seen a remarkable improvement in my mother’s condition. She is responding dramatically to the new regiment Dr. Borrell has prescribed.”

- Beth Rose

 

"We see that quality in the services provided by Senior PsychCare. Our staff has seen positive changes in our residents receiving counseling from Senior PsychCare social workers, nurse practitioners, and psychiatrists."

- Laurice Alvarado, BSW

 

"Senior Psychcare of San Antonio has been a benefit to our nursing home. They have a knowledgeable staff that serves our elderly well. I would highly recommend their services to any nursing home. They offer support, not only to residents, but to their families as well."

- Rosella Espinoza, LBSW