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Michael O'Boyle, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor
Departments: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Specialties: Psychiatry - Adult
Languages: English
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Dr. Michael O’Boyle holds the Harry H. Davis Endowed Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  Dr. O’Boyle received his medical degree (M.D.) from the University of Mississippi and his Ph.D. in Psychology from Florida State University.  He completed his internship at Duke University following by residency at The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center.

Prior to joining the faculty at UTMB, Dr. O’Boyle was an assistant professor of Psychology at University of Southern Mississippi.  He joined UTMB as the Medical Director of the Older Adult Unit.  He has served in various leadership positions at UTMB in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences to include Director of the Undergraduate Educational Program, Assistant Medical Director of the Clinical Research Unit, Medical Director of the Substance Abuse Program, Adult Inpatient Medical Director, and currently serves as the Director of the Adult Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  His clinical responsibilities include patients in the Psychiatry Clinic, the Infectious Disease Clinic, and supervision of resident clinics.  His medical interest is in Geriatric Psychiatry.

He has served on both institutional and departmental committees and is currently a member of the departmental Residency Training Committee.

As an educator, in addition to resident clinic supervision, he supervises medical students in the clinical environment, and provides lectures to Psychiatry residents and medical students.

Medical/Professional School:

University of Mississippi School of Medicine - Jackson, MS, PhD, 1981

University of Mississippi School of Medicine - Jackson, MS, MD, 1981


Psychiatry, Duke/John Umstead Combined Psychiatric Residency Program - Durham, NC, 1982


Psychiatry, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center - New York, NY, 1985


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, General Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Addiction Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry

UTMB Health Infectious Diseases - Galveston
1005 Harborside Drive 6th Floor
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 774-0777

UTMB Health Psychiatry - Galveston
400 Harborside Drive Suite 118
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 747-4010

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*Dr. O'Boyle is always polite & knowledgeable about my problems. He is an excellent physician!!May 08,2017
Provider is new to me; all experiences good to date.May 30,2017
feel relaxed and able to talk freely.Aug 14,2017
He is always very helpful and listens.Nov 21,2017