Wayne Goodman MD


D.C and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chair

1977 Butler Blvd
Suite E4.400
Houston, Texas 77030
ADA Accessible

Narrative of Services:

At the Baylor College of Medicine OCD and Related Disorders program, we provide an array of psychotherapeutic services for adults with OCD and Related Disorders (e.g., Trichotillomania, BDD, skin picking, tic disorders). Our approach advocates evidence-based treatment for these disorders where you can obtain all or most of the necessary services in one location. Currently, our services include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with exposure and response prevention (CBT), pharmacological and medical management, and deep brain stimulation. We also have a number of research studies available for interested individuals.

Training Description:

Specializes in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for intractable psychiatric illnesses. Principal developer of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (Y-BOCS), the gold standard for assessing OCD, and co-founder of the International OCD Foundation. Prior to joining Baylor, he held senior administrative positions at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NIMH and the University of Florida. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Electrical Engineering, received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency, and research fellowship at Yale School of Medicine where he remained on faculty for 7 years.