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Qualifications and Experience
**You may initially be seen by Dr. O's physician assistant (PA-C) Alyssa Bobak. Alyssa received her Masters of Medical Science from Midwestern University where she received training in Psychiatry as well as Women’s Health, Pediatrics, and Internal Medicine. Alyssa has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh where she was engaged in research with the Pitt Early Autism Study and Lab of Neurocognitive Development. Dr. Onyejiaka, a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Pediatrician, received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Missouri at Kansas City Combined B.A/M.D. Program. She endured further training at the Tulane University Triple Board Residency Program where she specialized in pediatric medicine, general psychiatry, as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. Additionally, she attended in the New Orleans-Birmingham Psychoanalytic Center Honorary Fellowship Program prior to relocating to Chicago in recent years. Dr. Onyejiaka is an active member of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Additionally, she is fluent in Spanish and accepts Spanish speaking patients. Dr. Onyejiaka uses multiple talk therapy modalities and may augment treatment with pharmacotherapy by prescribing medications as appropriate. She employs these techniques carefully to restore and promote wellbeing and life balance. IMPORTANT: At the present time, Dr. Onyejiaka is in-network with Medicare and BCBS PPO. If you have another insurance plan, our office is happy to assist you with submitting out-of-network claims. Full payment is due at time of service. Please contact our office.
Verified Patient Reviews
I'm so happy I found Dr. O. Her and her staff are some of the most compassionate and understanding people I've seen to help with my medication. They always take the time to explain things, offer options, and make sure I fully understand the plan for my treatment.
Very nice experience all around.
Very caring and professional doctor - she cares about the whole person. I highly recommend her.
She seemed understanding Good to talk with and knowledgeable about medicine
Wonderful, friendly, easy to talk to.
Professional, Dr. listens well. Involves you in treatment plan!??
She seemed genuinely interested in finding the best solutions to any problems I'm dealing with. Also, she offered opportunities to more deeply understand my mental health status. She was patient, listened well, and kept a very good sense of time awareness while using it wisely.
I felt she was very attentive and explained everything in an appropriate and professional manner. Her demeanor was very warming and she seemed very positive and instrested in developing the best treatment plan goals with minimum medication.
Would recommend to a friend.
Dr. Onyejiaka was very kind and accepting in my session and I'd gladly recommend her to another patient.