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Psychiatric Services for Autism

Evaluations

ACCESS at Anixter Center
2020 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 404-5277
Cook County
Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management services to adults with disabilities in the Chicagoland area.
Ages: 18 and up.
Private and public insur
One- to three-week wait list for psychological and psychiatric services.

Advocate Christ Medical Center
Advocate Hope Children's Hospital
Pradeep Thapar, MD
1835 Dixie Highway, Suite 100
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(708) 799-8384
Cook County
Comprehensive diagnostic assessments and evaluations including measures to assess for autism and other emotional/behavioral disorders, cognitive functioning, language skills and personality.
Ages: 4-18.
Private insurance accepted.
No wait list.

Chicago Child Psychiatry Associates
Amer Smajkic, MD
233 E. Erie St., Suite 802
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 893-5701
Cook County
email: asmajkic@mac.com
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: 3-18.
Private insurance accepted.
Two-week wait list. 

Children's Memorial Hospital
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2300 Children's Plaza
Chicago, IL 60614
(800) KIDSDOC
Cook County
email: kidsdoc@childrensmemorial.org
Provides diagnostic assessments.
Private and public insurance accepted with referral.
Six-month wait list is typical.

Catherine Jaselskis, MD
950 Skokie Blvd., Suite 305
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0609
Cook County
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: 3-18.
Insurance not accepted.
Possible wait list.

Orland Family Institute, LLC
Martins Adeoye, MD
15030 S. Ravinia, Suite 30
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 364-0580, ext. 0 (Kim)
Cook County
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
Six-week wait is typical.

Bob Rosenfeld, MD
801 Skokie Blvd., Suite 212
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 564-1131
Cook County
Ages: 4-18.
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations.
Out of network provider.
No wait list.

Rush University Medical Center
Autism Assessment, Research & Treatment Services (AARTS) Center
Thomas Owley, MD
Westgate Building
1645 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 563-6637
Cook County
Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management for autism spectrum disorders and other psychiatric conditions for individuals from early childhood through adults.
Ages: 3 and up.
Insurance not accepted.
Cost: $480 (90-minute evaluation).
Possible wait list.

Rush University Medical Center
Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic
2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-KIDS (5437)
Cook County
The Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic provides outpatient care for children with diagnoses of autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, Rett's syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The focus of the clinic is evidence-based psychopharmacological management as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Children are referred to the clinic after they have had an initial psychiatric evaluation at Rush.
Ages: 3-17.
Private and public insurance accepted.
Six- to nine-month wait list.

The University of Chicago Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Sharon Hirsch, MD
5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-4093 (main)
(773) 702-3858 (new patients)
Cook County
email: shirsch@uchicago.edu
Ages: 2-17.
Private insurance accepted.
Current wait list.

The University of Illinois at Chicago
Michael Schrift, DO, Director of Neuropsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Center for Cognitive Medicine
912 S. Wood St., 8th floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-6139
Cook County
email: jschrift@psych.uic.edu
Provides evaluation and treatment of psychiatric, cognitive, memory, and behavioral problems that can occur following or as part of neurological and medical diseases.
Ages: 4 and up.
Private and public insurance accepted.
Five-month wait list.

Wellspring Clinical Associates
Tina Mattera, MD
Thomas Dimatteo, MD
1601 Bond St., Suite 316
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-3701
DuPage County
*Moving to Lisle, IL October 2009.
Provides comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: 3 and up.
Accepts only BCBS PPO.
Cost: $390 (initial consultation: 90 minutes).
Cost: $130 (follow-up appointments: 20-30 minutes).
Current wait list for Dr. Dimatteo.

Medication Management

ACCESS at Anixter Center
2020 N. Clybourn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 404-5277
Cook County
Provides diagnostic assessments and medication management services to adults with disabilities in the Chicagoland area.
Ages: 18 and up.
One- to three-week wait list for psychological and psychiatric services.

Advocate Christ Medical Center
Advocate Hope Children's Hospital
Pradeep Thapar
1835 Dixie Highway, Suite 100
Flossmoor, IL 60422
(708) 799-8384
Cook County
Provides medication management services.
Ages: 4-18.
Private insurance accepted.
No wait list.

Chicago Child Psychiatry Associates
Amer Smajkic, MD
233 E. Erie, Suite 802
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 893-5701
Cook County
email: asmajkic@mac.com
Provides pharmacological interventions.
Ages: 3-18.
Private insurance accepted.
Two-week wait list.

Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Benjamin Shain, MD, PhD
718 Glenview Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
(847) 480-2691
Lake County
Provides medication management services.
Private and public insurance accepted.
No wait list.

Family Behavioral Health
Matthew Parvin, MD
13246 S. Route 59, Suite 100
Plainfield, IL 60586
(815) 254-7400
Will County
email: fbhsecure@fbhchicago.com
Provides medication management services.
Ages: 2-18.
Private insurance accepted.
4 week wait list.

Michael Feld, MD
666 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL  60062
(847) 400-5806
Cook County
Provides medication management services.
Ages: birth and up.
Accepts private insurance.
Three-month wait list.

Catherine Jaselskis, MD
950 Skokie Blvd., Suite 305
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0609
Cook County
Provides medication management services.
Ages: 3-18.
Insurance not accepted.
Possible wait list.

Orland Family Institute, LLC
Martins Adeoye, MD
15030 S. Ravinia, Suite 30
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 364-0580, ext. 0 (Kim)
Cook County
Provides medication management services.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
Six-week wait is typical.

Rush University Medical Center
Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic
2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-4450
Cook County
The Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic provides outpatient care for children with diagnoses of autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, Rett's syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The focus of the clinic is evidence-based psychopharmacological management as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Children are referred to the clinic after they have had an initial psychiatric evaluation at Rush.
Ages: 4-17.
Private and public insurance accepted.
One- to two-month wait list.

The University of Illinois at Chicago
Michael Schrift, DO, Director of Neuropsychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Center for Cognitive Medicine
912 S. Wood St., 8th floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-6139
Cook County
email: jschrift@psych.uic.edu
Provides medication management services for children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder.
Ages: 4 and up.
Private and public insurance accepted.
Five-month wait list.

Wellspring Clinical Associates
Tina Mattera, MD
Thomas Dimatteo, MD
1601 Bond St., Suite 316
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-3701
DuPage County
*Moving to Lisle, IL October 2009.
Provides medication management for children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.
Ages: 3 and up.
Accepts only BCBS PPO.
Cost: $390 (initial consultation: 90 minutes).
Cost: $130 (follow-up: 20-30 minutes).
No wait list.

Youth Services of Glenview
Mojgan Makki, MD
3080 W. Lake Ave.
Glenview, IL 60026
(312) 942-6007
Cook County
Provides medication management services for children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder.
Ages: 4 and up.
Insurance not accepted; self-pay only.
No wait list.

School Consultation

Alexian Brothers Medical Center
Cliff Saper, PhD
1786 and 1650 Moonlight Blvd.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
(847) 755-8046
Cook County
email: clifton.saper@abbhh.net  
Review of school records, recommendations for school programs, available to attend school meetings.
Private insurance accepted.
No wait list.

Chicago Child Psychiatry Associates
Amer Smajkic, MD
233 E. Erie St., Suite 802
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 893-5701
Cook County
email: asmajkic@mac.com
Provides school evaluations.
Ages: 3-18.
Private insurance accepted.
Two-week wait list.

Family Behavioral Health
Matthew Parvin, MD
13246 S. Route 59, Suite 100
Plainfield, IL 60586
(815) 254-7400
Will County
email: fbhsecure@fbhchicago.com
Review of school records and recommendations for school programs.
Ages: 2-18.
Private insurance accepted.
Four-week wait list.

Catherine Jaselskis, MD
950 Skokie Blvd., Suite 305
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0609
Cook County
Review of school records, recommendations for school programs, available to attend school meetings.
Ages: 3-25.
Insurance not accepted.

Orland Family Institute, LLC
Martins Adeoye, MD
15030 S. Ravinia, Suite 30
Orland Park, IL 60462
(708) 364-0580, ext. 0 (Kim)
Cook County
Review of school records and recommendations for school programs.
Ages: birth to 18 years.
Private insurance accepted.
Six-week wait is typical.

Bob Rosenfeld, MD
801 Skokie Blvd., Suite 212
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 564-1131
Cook County
Ages: 4-18.
Review of school records and recommendations for school programs.
Out of network provider.
Cost: $2,000-$2,500.
No wait list.

Rush Neurobehavioral Center
4711 W. Golf Road, Suite 1100
Skokie, IL 60676
(847) 933-9339
email: info@rnbc.org
Cook County
Review of school records, recommendations for school programs, available to attend school meetings.
Insurance not accepted.
Cost: $125-$150 (hourly rate).
No wait list.

Rush University Medical Center
Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic
2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-4450
Cook County
The Autism Spectrum Disorders Medication Clinic provides outpatient care for children with diagnoses of autistic disorder, Asperger's disorder, Rett's syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder, or pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. The focus of the clinic is evidence-based psychopharmacological management as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Children are referred to the clinic after they have had an initial psychiatric evaluation at Rush.
Ages: 4-17.
Private and public insurance accepted.
Six- to nine-month wait list.

Vitals.com
210 Clay Ave., Suite 140
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
(201) 842-0760
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Wellspring Clinical Associates
Tina Mattera, MD
Thomas Dimatteo, MD
1601 Bond St., Suite 316
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-3701
DuPage County
*Moving to Lisle, IL October 2009.
Review of school records, recommendations for school programs, available to attend school meetings.
Ages: 3 and up.
Accepts only BCBS PPO.
Cost: $390 (initial consultation: 90 minutes).
Cost: $130 (follow-up: 20-30 minutes).
No wait list.

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