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I enjoy working with very varied populations and being aware of their different needs.
My practice delivers care in a skillful and compassionate fashion and deals with a vast array of diverse psychopathology. I am sensitive to each individual needs and try to meet them to the best of my ability.
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Dr. Carbonell is the psychiatrist I've been searching for. I look forward to seeing him for years to come!
Dr. Fabian Carbonell is an excellent physician. I feel very comfortable and enjoy his visits.
Excellent service was seen at my scheduled time.
Dr Carbonell was professional, courteous and open to any thoughts I had regarding my medication. The new office is spiffy too. I'm doing better so I see him next in August. I like Dr Carbonell a lot.
Dr. C. has seen mde through my latest depressive episode and kept an eye out until it passed. I'm in a good place right now and will enjoy it as long as it lasts, with the comforting thought that the doctor will be there to help me again when I hit a low in the future.
This doctor doesn't show any respect or care for his patients. Is an embarrassment to his profession
He need to update his text and website the address of his clinic in Chicago is not correct.
Dr. Daniel Berger
He really listens and shares his thought process
I am glad to have found Dr Carbonell. Not only could I speak in spanglish ;) but I felt like I was being listened and cared for. I look forward to seeing him next month, and feel confident in him. It's been a long, difficult search.
I felt it was a meaningful and successful visit.
Very good manner. He was both professional and empathetic. We liked him ver much.
Dr. Carbonell and his medical assistant were thorough on obtaining information and listening to my needs. I am looking forward to my follow up visit.
I never had a negative perception of Dr. Carbonell, and yet I can still say that he has grown on me over the handful of times that we have met. Psychiatrists often seem distant from their patients. However, he remembers quite subtle details from our previous conversations (details that I don't believe he had documented in notes), and appears genuinely interested in hearing about many facets of my life. Part of him doing this is his responsibility as a psychiatrist. Part of it is that he is experienced at his profession. Another part, I believe, is that his personality at work is not simply a persona. In my best evaluation (and I am admittedly not a clinician), he has a genuine and caring personality that also accompanies him when he leaves work. (As a disclaimer, this is not to say that Dr. Carbonell will engage in an hour-long conversation with each of his patients, myself included. I doubt that doing so would be feasible, unless planned.)
Welcoming and pleasant to take history without feeling interrogated - interested in options for alternatives and kind to suggest better ways to handle medications - keen to help improvements with objectives clearly stated. Looking forward to next necessary appointment.
Sitting in the waiting room for this length of time without anyone coming out to tell me anything is unacceptable.. While Dr. Carbonell apologized for the wait, which I appreciate, I expect that this will not happen again. emergencies come up (that didn't seem to be the case) and sometimes meetings run over, but not a full hour.
Kind and understanding! Highly recommended!
Dr. Carbonell is wonderful, and by far the best psychiatrist I've been treated by. He doesn't work on a strict clock, so if you have more to say he won't stop you. He really listens to your concerns and will always work with you to get your medications perfect (even if it takes like 10 tries). The only thing you have to understand about him is that he works at the adjacent hospital as head of the department and only sees out-patients on certain days roughly 2pm-last patient). He is often late. Bring a book or something to do, there's a tv in the waiting room. Hospital emergencies will override your appointment but Barbara (his assistant) will usually have an idea of where/when to expect him. I think he's worth the amount of unpredictability. I've had to chase him down a couple times for a prescription I need hand written, but Barbara will help you out with finding him.
He is organized , friendly and fast
Cannot say enough good things about this wonderful and most caring doctor. My husband had resisted taking "meds" for many years and tried several alternative treatments but, after an earlier Consult with Dr Carbonell, we both agreed that if the time came that only meds would work, he wanted it to be under Dr Carbonell's care. The last treatment program (TMS) was not successful for him and we are so grateful that with Dr Carbonell's guidance he is now able to resume his life free of the severe depression and anxiety from which he was suffering.
A very loving, caring professional.
Dr. Carbonell is an intelligent and caring professional. He focuses on patients' goals and tries to help them achieve. I also find him to be friendly and smart.
Excellent! and speaks Spanish. Habla español!
Excellent first impression. He listens. He understands. He did not rush to prescribe any medications, as other doctors do. I have been through a handful of psychiatrists for the past 6 years and one thing I've learned is to trust those who listen and get to know you before prescribing . Besides, he is very kind and has a positive attitude.
He has a good understanding of where I am with the problems I've been having and why.
Dr. Carbonell is extremely professional and takes time to really listen to the patient. He is insightful and gives well-reasoned opinions and suggestions. I had to endure a very long wait time (90 minutes), but Dr Carbonell was not rushed, and took the necessary time with me without outside interruption.
Dr. Carbonell is very professional and kind. Any waiting time is negligible and worth the wait.
He listened to what's been happening with me and agreed with me not to change any medication. He asked me questions and listened to my answers. I like him.
Dr. Carbonelle is extremely understanding and understands individual issues.
He knows me well, keeps good notes, and takes his time to answer all my questions
Dr. Carbonell is personable and knowledgable and shows an interest in his patients' well-being.
Dr. Carbonell is very thorough and takes the time to talk w/ you and ask questions.
The last 2 visits I had with the doctor were cancelled via my home phone less than an hour and half before the appointment. Since I live in the suburbs, and appointments are after 3pm, I leave earlier than that to get to the appointments on time. The first time, the primary number I had in Zocdoc was my home phone, although my cell was in there, so I tried not to be upset. Although we did wait for about 2.5 hours until the only person left was the janitor. The other issue with this is that after 5pm, there is rarely anyone to greet you at the front desk so how your doctor is supposed to know you're there is beyond me. Anyway, thankfully my mom gets her voicemails from Vonage sent as emails to a secondary email address since she only checks when she has time really. We had a lot of time there, so eventually she saw it while we were waiting. The second time, his nurse called my house phone after 5pm. My appointment was at 6:30pm. We were already gone, and after the last incident, I made sure to make the primary phone number in Zocdoc my cell phone. Also, while I was on the way there, I received a text reminding me about my appointment and I believe an email, and the day before I had received an email confirming my appointment. Neither time was my appointment cancelled in ZocDoc where I could have received notice immediately. Well I assume immediately. I would imagine if a cancellation is done via Zocdoc, you get an email or text immediately and notice on the app. It would make sense that it would work that way in my opinion. One would think that if a patient is required to use this system to make appointments, it would only make sense that cancellations by the doctor would be done on the website as well. I'm not discounting the hospitality of a phone call. What I am saying is if you're going to use this service for appointments and to send out confirmations, cancelling them as well through this service would be logical...instead of less than 90 minutes before a person's appointment via phone call. One would also consider that if you receive a VM, utilizing this system as a secondary method would be useful since it is the system that confirms, not a person, and it's basically an hour before the patient's appointment. While Dr. Carbonell is a nice man, the service is just not there. Also, when I had my initial visit, his student laughed at one of my issues and experience at what I consider to be my first real failure at life. I have now returned to college for a second Bachelor's and to achieve what I came here to achieve in the first place, but still, I was appalled.
Dr. Carbonell is kind, concerned and gives you the time you need even if he is running late.
He was smart and interested in my health and well being -- a holistic view.
He listemed to my concerns, tried to help me find a neurologist, and adjusted my medication. He had a student doctor there and she was also very professional.
He's very down to earth and approachable. Listened to me and asked good questions
Very nice much better than other times ,very good improvement, Thank Dr. Carbonell.
He was really up on my situation, even though it had been a while since I had seen himn
My actual visit with Carbobell went well. Was very professional. However, after leaving his office I went to get my perception and I needed a prior authorization. Both CVS and I tried reaching Carbonell daily and never received a response. Absolutely ridiculous. I am suppose to have another appointment in a month to review how the prescription is going... I guess I will have to bring the prior authorization form with me then. Again super frustrating. If you need a prescription fast- I wouldn't recommend this doctor.
A very nice man.
Like always Dr. Carbonell is very nice, considerate, professional.
Very caring and extremely helpful. I'm beyond pleased with my visit.
My first visit to Dr. Carbonell was productive.
He is an excellent doctor.
When very well, exelent doctor.
Dr. Carbonell is an incredible physician. Kind, caring and compassionate. I'm very lucky to have found him and the online booking is the best.
A personable compassionate doctor.
Kind, compassionate, great sense of humor. Swish!
Fue muy amable
I like how Dr. Carbonell is very easy going. Makes you feel at ease.
He easily ditches patients based on the type of insurance they have or based on his own personal issues (transference/counter transference). Seemingly great doctor, but once you see the real face, you want to stay away. Please STAY AWAY if you can and choose another specialist who is not prejudiced because you are going to be disappointed!
Dr Carbonell puts me at ease and helps me improve my life. :)
No coment. thanks
Very amicable and professional.
He's attentive and was very open to a medicinal view. We make decisions on my mental healthcare together as a team. Best psychiatrist I've ever had.
Dr. Carbonell is a great doctor. Listens and helps me make the right decisions regarding my care. He does have extended hours, however there is no intake/receptionist on site during visits after 5pm. For a newcomer this might seem a little odd, but one you understand how it works it's ok.
I almost backed out of getting help and arrived 45 minutes late at 4:45 on a Friday afternoon. He was kind, helpful & understanding.
This was my second visit. Dr Carbonell was open, attentive, and focused on what I was sharing. He listened carefully to the many things I had on a list I wanted to share. He discussed a possible treatment and explained carefully why he was suggesting it. He answered all my questions, and also asked appropriate and helpful questions. He was also reassuring and inspires trust.
He listened to what I had to say and asked questions to show me he was listening. He made good suggestions. We decided not to change my medications in any way for now.
Dr. Carbonell knows what he is doing.
Not proactive at all. Never returns calls.
Dr. Carbonell is easy to talk to and listens to his patients. He also involves the patient in the treatment plan.
Es muy buen medico. Tengo la oportunidad de hablar en español y conoce la cultura hispana.
Dr. Carbonell is very good. He listens to issues and treats appropriately. I highly recommend him!
He was thorough in his questions, professional, and a good listener. He seemed to really care and to want to help me feel better.
He listened tome, reassured me and adjusted my medicine accordingly. Wonderful appointment!
Dr. Carbonell listened, had a sense of humor and is willing to adjust medication as needed ie seasonally.
Twice as much as private pay = the same bill. Insurance doesn't matter. Takes 15 minutes as most per appointment and runs about an hour late sometimes, but will takeyou early sometimes.
Even though we talked about difficult / sensitive problems going on in my life at the moment, I made significant progress during my office visit and actually felt a sense of relief that maybe, possibly things are changing for better. When Dr. Carbonell gave me feedback that essentially my life was "in crisis", he gave me resources to help me during this challenging time. He is truly an amazing physician who is kind, compassionate, and "on my medical provider Dream Team". That being said, you will receive candid information and questions from Dr. Carbonell, which takes me out of my comfort zone and stretches my understanding of my situation. I don't say this often but I am grateful and blessed that I have Dr. Carbonell on my team!!!
Exellent thank you.
Dr Carbonell was very professional and listened intently to my perception of how I was doing. We talked medication and insurance. We discussed the many changes happening in my life and he agreed to double my zyprexa dosage. It was a good visit.
He was very thorough and was easy to speak with he made me feel bery comfortable. GREAT DR.
Very professional, very easy to talk to
He was right on time and very personable as well as professioal. I definitely recommend Dr. Carbonell!
Dr. Carbonell is above and beyond. Very professional and cares about his patients too!
Very good. He saw me right away.
I can tell Dr. Carbonell takes an analytical and clinical approach when diagnosing and helping his patients. It was evident in his conversation with me that he has great expertise in his profession.
love this guy
He's a very thoughtful doctor.
I've been seeing him for yeas now and think he's a wonderful Psychologist.
I really like Dr. Carbonell"s demeanor. He is very calm and you always feel respected.
the visit whit Doctor Carbonell was very good he explain me every thing about my problem was very good the way doctor carbonell explain me every thing .
I find Dr. Carbonell is easy to talk with and is a good listener. His questions and insights are on target. I am very pleased with his expertise and professionalism.
Nice doctor but I have to wait 30 minutes or more after my scheduled appointment each time I'm seen. Very frustrating to make an appointment and have to wait.
He forgot about appt
Dr. Carbonell is really responsive. I was concerned about wait times in the past and he discussed this with me, explaining his constraints on Friday,and we arranged for my next appointment to be on a different day of the week
He appeared to be very interested in listening to my concerns.
Dr. is very caring and does not over medicate. Hetakes his time in adding dosages
He was very courteous, professional, and friendly.
Dr Corbonell is very professional and cares about his patients. From my experiences, I recommend him 100%!
muy professional y buen sentido del humor
He understands different cultures background.
I like the fact that Dr. Carbonell listens and encourages questions. He allows you to be involved in the plan for treatment. He is also very easy to talk with.
I have great appreciation for Dr. Carbonell, MD and his expertise to help me with my health issue on a continuous basis.
Liked his demeanor very much. Felt very comfortable.
I was told that this doctor was in my insurance network, but then 6 months later got billed immense amounts for all six visits at once that apparently weren't covered by my insurance. I am asked to give my insurance card at the beginning of every visit, and you would think that they would tell you that they are not covered by them, but not once was I warned. Also, Dr. Carbonell only allows appointments through ZocDoc which are full months in advance, and having to go every month for a refill, this made it very difficult to schedule appointments and I found myself running out of medication frequently. The only phone number given is his own personal office line, so if you need to reschedule or cancel you have to call his own office, which he then chastised me for bothering him, and stated that I will need to find a new prescribing psychiatrist, because he cant deal with patient scheduling problems. I had to re-schedule online per his demand, and the next available appointment wasn't for over a month later, so I ran out of medication, and this was not the first time.
Dr. Carbonell. Is a wonderful caring person. He gave me the attention I needed as a patient and make me feel very easy while talking to him. I trust him with my treatment and highly recomend him.
Did not explain prescriptions and seemed like it was rushed.
Wonderful doctor who made me feel very comfortable providing sensitive medical information. He has an amazing support team as well! Highly recommend Dr. Carbonell!!!
This was my first visit. I had to wait over two hours due to the fact that Dr, Carbonell had to attend to an emergency. In addition, another patient had the same appointment time as mine. I was pleased with Dr. Carbonell's professionalism and friendly manner. Since this was my first visit, I will have to wait and see if his recommendations help my situation.
It's a very good Doctor.
I'm considering changing psychiatrists because both times I have seen Dr. Carbonell there has been an extended wait time. This did not occur with my previous doctor, nor does it take place with other doctors (GP, Opthalmologist etc)
Dr. Carbonell always runs late and that's very frustrating. I believe he double books some of his time, maybe due to this computerized booking system. He can also be slow getting back to pharmacies when you need a refill.
Today he saw me quicker than expected. He offered some good advice and we went over my medication list. I like that we do a medication review each visit. His bedside manner is excellent. I'm getting a lot out of my visits.
Dr Fabian Carbonell has been my doctor for few years. I think he is a great doctor.
Listens, good beside manner, always on time.
Great doctor, treated my Mom with dignity and respect. You can tell he cares about helping his patients. So glad we found him. I have confidence he will be able to help her.
I am trying to make another make another appointment but cannot
Overall outstanding treatment.
excelente, como persona, muy professional,muy contenta de tnerlo, como mi Dr
Helpful, direct, succinct and professional all the while also capably providing reassuring feedback
He was very helpful and really listened when I talked. He was genuinely happy for me when we talked.
This was my second appointment with Dr. Carbonell and so far I am very pleased with him. I didn't wait for either appointment, I actually could barely check in before he came to greet me. He is very friendly and a great listener. I feel very comfortable talking to him.
Dr Carbonell listened to what I said and we discussed my medications. He's a good man who cares about his patients. I feel confident that he's the right psychiatrist for me.
This is not the first time that i needed to wait for over an hour for him but this is the first time that i could stay for the appointment. He's a great doctor but bring a book ;)
He cares and he does not just wrote a scrip to get you out the door. Great guy. He has helped me in life more than anyone else in the medical field
I felt at ease and found him willing to talk and listen. We set a plan for my next steps and he made sure i had enough medication. His records (from my previous doctor) were accessible and accurate
I was very impressed with Dr. Carbonell. He made me feel welcome and comfortable. He asked me important questions and was an excellent listener. I also appreciated his fine sense of humor. He recommended a change in one medication that makes sense, we'll see what happens. I definately give this Dr. 5 stars and will see him again.,
I do not have to wait long to see Dr. Carbonell.
Truly caring and attentive. Easy to talk to.
He was great... Listened and wanted to help.
I couldn't be more satisfied with Dr. Carbonell's care and professionalism. It is extremely important to have 100% trust and to feel completely at ease with your healthcare provider, which is how I feel about Dr. Carbonell. Sometimes the wait time can be long but when you do see him, be assured he will spend time giving you individualized attention as was given to all of his patients on that day. He not only takes a professional interest in you but a personal interest as well. On several occasions, I found myself being an extremely needy patient, and he has endless patience. He was caring, attentive and encouraging. He always makes me feel at ease even in the most stressful of situations. He is a combination of intelligence and personality. He is one doctor that I look forward to seeing.
He listens, very caring, and gives you time to speak. I would recommend a friend without question.
Very happy with this first time
Dr.Carbonnell was kind, and compassionate.
He is great!!
I have to say the intern was amazing. She made me feel reassured, calm and I felt as though she cared and listened. Dr. Carbonell came to the room and said, follow me. He walked briskly in front of me until we reached his office, at which point he told me to sit down. He finally asked if he'd had my name right and introduced himself. During our session he took a call, I felt this disputing. At some point I was talking about something and he changed the subject, knowing as he apologized about it. I've only been to a psychiatrist one other time and I've never been back I'll try one more appointment and see how it goes.
Dr. Carbonell is very personable and friendly. He has a sense of humor and made me feel very comfortable.
Excellent, he took the time and listened to my worries and concerns .he even asked me about my personal life and gave great insight and great examples relating to my struggles and recovery.
Dr. Carbonell is wise and insightful. I'm blessed to have him as my doctor.
He was very kind, listing to all of my concerns.
He's a terrific doctor!
He was a comfort to me.very professional. With a long term. Plan explained all medications. To me made lots of suggestions to overcome my problem.
He is awesome, very personal, and extremely professional - he is also extremely smart and well versed in his career.
Greatly enjoyed the visit
Great doctor but the appointment was really backed up at the end of the day. I'm happy I waited.
Worth the wait.
Dr. Fabian Carbonell is wonderful, very happy with the care.
His insurance practices are fine. Everything about the session with him was fine. No complaints.
I thought he was an attentive listener I felf confortable with him.
Excellent Doctor, very smart and caring.
Office was pristine. Waiting room had a television set and was spacious. Staff was professional and I felt really cared for. Dr Carbonell was professional and yet empathetic. We discuss what I expected and gave him an idea of what I want to work on. First psychiatrist visit ever where my blood pressure was taken as well as height and weight measured. My primary care physician referred me and he made sure my referral slip was there before I came for my visit. Everything was perfect. My appointment was for 6:45pm and yet Dr Carbonell took me into his office at 5pm. Wow.
Excellent Dr. Wait time was too long.
comfortable and relaxing
Great and profesional
He asks questions...and actually waits for you to answer. He probes when necessary and has a good sense of when to not push a subject. And the fact that he took me even though he was leaving is quite impressive. Restores my faith in the Hippocratic Oath. Thank you Dr. Carbonell.
Dr. Carbonell was very welcoming, receptive, straightforward, and thorough.
He was courteous and professional. Really cares about his patients.
I have been very happy with Dr Carbonell so far. I have a hard time using but I feel comfortable with him and feel he really listens and is compassionate which is very important.
Dr. Carbonell is a great doctor but, too many people/appointments made for the same time 6:15. I rush to be on time as I respect the Doctor's time and schedule....
I found his questions to be right to the point. He really cared during moments I seemed upset. Far better than my last doctor.
Great listener and gives solid advice.
From my last appointment, I couldn't tell you. I never saw the Dr. I arrived 20 minutes before my 7pm appt. and stayed in the waiting room for over an hour without seeing an assistant or him. There was noone to even ask about or tell that I was leaving. Haven't even gotten an inquiry about the missed appointment either. The prior appointment consisted of listening to the Dr. on the telephone for over ten minutes discussing another patient with one of his interns during MY appointment. I finally had to give the 'ole cough-cough to remind him I was in the room. Not impressed. Also the schedule is not convenient.
I am very pleased with Dr. Carbonell. He was very pleasant and understanding. He listened to my problems and was very caring and compassionate. I would highly recommend him and despite the long waiting time I feel that it was worth the wait. Thank you for your time,Dr. Carbonell and for an excellent bedside manner.
He's a great doctor but every time I have an appointment, I am seen an hour or more after the scheduled time. :(
Friendly staff & atmosphere.
He's a great guy and honest.
I was very pleased and thankful. I left feeling positive.
The scheduling is ridiculous because my appt. was for 2:40 and about 3:20 I was still waiting and talking to a woman who was still waiting to see the doctor , her appt. was for 2:30. She told me that one time she had to wait 2 hours to see the doctor. The clinic Is very depressing.
It was worth the wait
TImeliness is important.
Dr. Carbonell is Amazing! He does not rush you through the appointment and he is very comforting. He makes you feel like he is genuinely concerned about your mental/physical state of mind and that it is not just his occupation like many doctors do. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needed assistance with life. Even if people have to wait, he is definitely worth the wait time!
As usual, I had a great experience and received excellent service.
Dr. Carbonell is very comforting and caring. He does not rush you through your appointment and is very helpful.
I had difficulty finding his office, which meant I arrived late to my appointment. Once I arrive and my name taken by the intake person, I set in the waiting room. My only difficult was finding his office, I drove around for an hour attempting to locate it. If I had been told his office was by st. Joesph's Hospital, I would have arrived on time. Once in the doctors office, all went well.
he is a fine man,good doc.actually love visiting him he has done wonders for me
Great doctor - very humble and attentive to my needs.
he is excellent!! has helped immensly. may wait,but is worth it. i was in bad shape, and in only 2 visits i am much better
excellent person feel he will be big help to me
Three hours to spend 10 minutes with Dr. Carbonell!!! It's very frustrating.
Outstanding MD, would highly reccomend.
Terrible. Unprofessional. Find someone else to go to and save time and money.
It was very engaging.
Initial consult was right on time and I'd already met Fabian Carbonell through another consult for someone else. My second appointment time with him was more than an hour wait of which he was very apologetic for. But then we only had like a 30 minute session. I had thought sessions were an hour? Either way I do appreciate his knowledge and sincere attitude.
I was disappointed that I had to wait so long. Dr. Carbonell was very attentive and understanding. He was very comfortable to talk to.
Caring and kind. Good so far.
Dr. Carbonell is very professional and straight to the point while still being sensitive.
Very thourough and professional. Good Doc.
Dr. Carbobell is up to date with medical information, is considerate, caring, and takes time to answer questions. Best psychiatrist I have ever seen!
The wait was very inconvenient, and he didnt apologize until the end of the visit. We had a little difficulty trying to make it there on time, a phone call would have been nice so we didnt need to rush. It took us more than an hour to get to his clinic, then wait more than an hour to actually be seen.
Very caring, knowledgeable, and professional.