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Qualifications and Experience
Smita Gautam is a concerned and caring psychiatrist serving communities in Chicago, IL. She is doubly board certified in adult psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Gautam conducts her appointments with the personalized care and attention that she would expect for her own family. She welcomes patients and families of all ages: from babies to seniors. She is also very comfortable seeing LGBTQ youth and adults. She obtained her medical degree from Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, India. She completed her residency in adult psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. She continued her training by completing a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Illinois, Chicago, IL. Dr. Gautam is currently a part of the group practice Institute for Personal Development and sees patients at it's downtown Chicago location. Patients and families see her for a variety of reasons, including Anxiety, Depression, Sleep difficulties, hyperactivity, difficulties with attention, behavioral difficulties, anger problems, relationship problems, difficulties at work place, academic problems, suicidal thoughts, panic attacks, developmental delays, difficulties with socialization, School refusal, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Schizophrenia and Autism Spectrum Disorder among other problems/disorders.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Gautam is very passionate about what she does and this is apparent through her professionalism, patience, and overall love of the field of psychiatry. I'm so happy I found her!
She was absolutely FANTASTIC! Going through the process of finding a psychiatrist is overwhelming. Walking in and meeting her, I knew right away we were going to click.
I've only seen Dr. Gautam once, but I already scheduled a follow-up. She was calm and asked good questions. She seems both serene and no-nonsense, which gave me confidence in her ability to treat me.
Really friendly, professional and straightforward. She is truly there the help and support patients. Staff was friendly and helpful.