Dr. Richard Bongard MD

  • Psychiatry Chicago Heights, IL

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Dr. Richard Bongard, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago Heights, IL. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Bongard is affiliated with Tinley Park Mental Health Center, St James Hosp & Hlth Ctr - Olympia Flds and Riverside Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Richard Bongard has the following 14 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.


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Bongard Richard H MD

450 W 14th Pl
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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