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Specialties & Research

Dr. Sanford Finkel, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Endocrine Gland Cancer
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychiatry
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Finkel graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Finkel has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
  • The University of Chicago Medicine 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Sanford Irwin Finkel MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Sanford I. Finkel practice?
Dr. Sanford Finkel has 2 office locations.
Dr. Sanford Finkel practices Psychiatry near Wilmette, IL.
Additional practice locations include: Chicago, IL.
See Wilmette Psychiatrists.