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About Dr. James K Smedegard

Dr. James K Smedegard, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palos Heights, IL, with another office in Naperville, IL. His specialties include Addiction Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

25 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James K Smedegard is Good. Dr. James K Smedegard has been rated by 25 patients. From those 25 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James K Smedegard is 2.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Professional Health Associates

12255 S 80th Ave Ste 202
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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800 E Diehl Rd Ste 100
Naperville, IL 60563
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Specialties

Dr. James K Smedegard has the following 4 specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

    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.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James K Smedegard has the following 12 expertise

  • Sleep Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Illness

Dr. James K Smedegard has 3 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. James K Smedegard is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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Reviews

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Highly dissatisfied

Basically told my depressed/suicidal son that it was all in his head and to think happy thoughts. Then the office changed incorrect co-pays, claimed I didnt pay and I had to send proof.

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One Star

The most uncaring person. Could careless about his patients wellbeing. During the visit I went with my husband, he never looked at us. Acted like we were bothering him. Do see this man if you're looking for help. One star is to good for him.

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Five Stars

very confident compassionate and attentive to my needs.

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found another doctor!

Does not listener to patient or parental concerns. Does not give any feed back to improve conditions. Just signs the medication form, no changes, sends out the door. Waist of time for over a year with that office.

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Four Stars

He is an ego centric, passive aggressive person. He only knows best. No collaboration with any other doctors

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  • Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James K Smedegard accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO

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