Selina Akhter, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and a board-certified psychiatrist at UTHealth Houston DUNN Behavioral Center since September 2023. Dr. Akhter is expert in treating dual diagnosis. Dr. Akhter served as a chief resident during her 4th year of residency. She completed her Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program at Yale School of Medicine. Her interest in the method of relapse prevention.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Jahurul Islam Medical College and Hospital, Bangladesh
Doctor of Medicine
Residency training in Psychiatry, One Brooklyn Health, NY
Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship
Yale School Of Medicine

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Psychosis
  • Behavioral Therapies and Pharmacotherapies
  • Substance use disorder
  • Relapse Prevention