Augustine O. Eleje, MD, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Private Practice

Get to know Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Augustine O. Eleje, who serves patients in El Paso, Texas.

A child & adolescent psychiatrist with a private practice in El Paso, Texas, Dr. Eleje treats many common health issues that pre-teens and teenagers face, from mental, to behavioral, to physical conditions. He believes a patient’s mind needs to be healed before the body.

The doctor has medical privileges in various venues throughout Texas, among which are Las Palmas Medical Center, Del Sol Medical Center, and the Memorial and Sierra Campuses of The Hospitals of Providence.

As for his educational background, Dr. Eleje started his career in medicine by earning his medical degree at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine in Nigeria in 1981. After relocating to the United States, he went on to complete his internship and residency at University Hospital in 1992 and 1995, respectively.

With over 30 years of experience, he is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Child and adolescent psychiatry, also known as pediatric psychiatry, is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling, as well as behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families.

Throughout his line of work, Dr. Eleje has been the recipient of many awards and honors, including the Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015), Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award (2011), and Top 10 Doctor – City (2014).

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