Biography

Catherine Orsak, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Among other roles, she serves as Medical Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Director of the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship. She specializes in consultation-liaison psychiatry. 

Dr. Orsak earned her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed a residency in psychiatry at George Washington University Medical Center and received advanced training in consultation-liaison psychiatry through a fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center. 

Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Orsak joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1998. 

She is a member of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine (1986-1990)
  • Residency - George Washington University (1991-1994), Psychiatry
  • Internship - Baylor College of Medicine (1990-1991), Psychiatry
  • Fellowship - Georgetown University Medical Center (1994-1995), Consultation/liaison Psychiatry
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Consult Liaison Psychiatry

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