Dr. A. David Axelrad’s clinical psychiatric practice has earned him a respected place in the medical community because of his expertise, continuous training, and productive experience.

The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians awarded Dr. Axelrad with its highest award, The Distinguished Service Award.

A. David Axelrad, MD & Associates

Dr. Axelrad’s commitment to provide patients with the highest standards in medical practice is equally mirrored in all of his specialties:

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Pain Medicine and Pain Disorders
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury


Civil and criminal cases require a smooth integration with expert forensic consultations. Dr. A. David Axelrad’s forensic medicine practice is distinguished, long, and deep in both California and Texas—his training and experience, multidisciplinary.

His forensic consultations include consultations in civil litigation involving psychiatric disorders, physical injury, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and other legal areas including family law, general competency, professional impairment, testamentary capacity, and administrative legal proceedings.

During his forensic practice in California and in Houston, Dr. Axelrad serves on court panels.

Dr. Axelrad provides expert evaluations in these forensic areas:

  • Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation and Forensic Pain Medicine Evaluation
  • Forensic Assessments for Personal Injury, Disability
  • General Competency
  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Child Custody
  • Professional Liability, Family Law, and Testamentary Capacity