Dr. Salwa Parhad MD, MBBS

  • Psychiatry North Chicago, IL

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Dr. Salwa Parhad, MD, MBBS is a Doctor primarily located in North Chicago, IL, with another office in Vernon Hills, IL. She has 47 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Parhad is affiliated with North Chicago Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Salwa Parhad has the following 8 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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Locations & Directions

3001 Green Bay Rd
North Chicago, IL 60064

404 Aurora Ct
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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