Menninger Staff

Deeba Ashraf, MD

Staff Psychiatrist

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

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A Houston native, Dr. Ashraf is board certified in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. She has more than 15 years of experience treating individuals with serious mental illness.


Her areas of expertise include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychoanalysis, attachment disorders and personality disorders.


Dr. Ashraf earned her medical degree from the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston her undergraduate degree from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. She completed her residency at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Ashraf is currently a candidate at the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies in Houston and is an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine.


In her spare time, she performs and serves on the advisory board of the Next Iteration Ensemble a local arthouse theater that showcases underrepresented voices. She enjoys sci-fi and fantasy TV series and movies and can’t resist a chance to karaoke.