Donna Yi, MD

Donna Yi, MD

Psychiatry Houston, TX

Private Practice

Office Address

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  • 2323 S Shepherd Dr
    Suite 950
    Houston, TX 77019
    Phone: (832) 582-8268
    Fax: (832) 582-8656

Dr. Yi's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: Addiction

Dr. Yi's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Physician Peer ReviewerPhysicians’ Review Network
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Independent Medical ExaminerPsy Bar LLC
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Co-DirectorThe Menninger Clinic & The Michael DeBakey VAMC
    Houston, TX
    Staff Psychiatrist, Professionals In Crisis Unit (2003- 2006); Interim Chief of Staff (2006- 2007); Interim Program & Medical Director, Eating Disorder Program, 2007; Clinical Director, Associate Chief of Staff (2007- 2009); Director (2009- 2010)
  • Assistant ProfessorBaylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX
    Lecturer, Psychiatric Residency Program (2006- 2010)
  • Attending StaffWhite Memorial Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
    Lecturer, Department of Internal Medicine (1997- 1998)
  • Assistant ProfessorKeck School Medicine, University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA
    Lecturer, Years I-IV (1994- 2001)
  • DirectorLAC/USC Medical Center
    Los Angeles, CA
    Assistant Director, Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic; Coordinator, Substance Abuse Education; Lecturer, Department of Child Psychiatry; Physician, Department of Psychiatry
  • DirectorThe New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
    White Plains, NY
    Assistant Unit Chief, Alcohol Disorders Program-Inpatient Service (1990- 1993); Physician, Rotation, & PGY IV Selective in Substance Abuse (1991- 1994); Lecturer, Westchester Division (1991- 1994); Chief, Alcohol Disorders Program-Outpatient Service & Acting Unit (1993- 1994)
  • Assistant ProfessorCornell University Medical College
    New York, NY
    Instructor, Psychiatry (1989- 1994)
  • PhysicianPrivate Practice
    New City, NY
  • Psychiatric ConsultantStony Lodge Hospital
    Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • Clinical DirectorFalkirk Hospital
    Central Valley, NY
    Director, Dual Diagnosis Unit (1987- 1988)
  • PhysicianUCLA/Neuropsychiatric Institute
    Los Angeles, CA
    Clinical Fundamentals of Psychiatry

Dr. Yi's Education & Medical Training

  • Baylor Coll Med-HoustonBaylor Coll Med-HoustonFellowship, Psychiatric
  • NYP Hosp-Weill Cornell Med CtrNYP Hosp-Weill Cornell Med CtrFellowship, Substance Abuse
  • UCLA Semel Inst for NeuroscienceUCLA Semel Inst for NeuroscienceResidency, Psychiatry
  • University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical CenterUniversity of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry
  • University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical CenterUniversity of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical CenterInternship, Psychiatry
  • Meharry Med Coll Sch of MedMeharry Medical College School of MedicineMedical School
  • Biology Immaculate Heart CollegeBiology Immaculate Heart CollegeOther Training, Bachelor, Arts

Dr. Yi's Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical LicenseTX State Medical License2000 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry, 1989
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAddiction Psychiatry, 1993

Dr. Yi's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • U.S. News & World Report, By Peer NominationNamed one of the 46 "Top Doctors" in Addiction PsychiatryU.S. News & World Report, By Peer Nomination, 2012
  • LAC/USC Medical Center, 1998, 1999Teaching Recognition AwardLAC/USC Medical Center, 1998, 1999, 1999
  • Sponsored by NIMHResearch Workshop on HIV Infection and AIDSSponsored by NIMH, 1990
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Dr. Yi's Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • HIV risk behaviors and infection in alcoholic inpatients: A pilot study.Mahler JC, Yi D, Sacks M, Dermatis H, Perry S, Substance Abuse 14(2): 97 - 102

Books/Book Chapters

  • Comprehensive Handbook of Drug and Alcohol Addiction.Chapter: Alcohol
    Yi D
    Editors: Miller N.Marcel-Dekker, NYC


  • Insight and Moderating Variables.Kingsbury S, Yi D, Psych Services, Vol.52 No.3
  • Focus on Reboxetine.Gutierrez MA, Stimmel GL, Yi D, Formulary, Vol.34
  • Focus on Nefazodone.Dopheide JA, Stimmel GL, Yi D, Formulary, Vol. 30 No.4
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  • Menninger Saturday Educational Series.recurring lectures on psychiatric meds and dual diagnosis
  • The Physician In Crisis.2008 Annual Meeting, Washington State Medical Association, Spokane, WA

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