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We found 9 providers with an interest in depression and who accept Medicare Assignment near Naperville, IL.

Dr. Rita Marie Tranquilli, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry, Neurology
1761 S Naperville Road; Suite 200
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Rita Tranquilli practices psychiatry and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Tranquilli include depression, parkinson's disease, and anxiety. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Tranquilli's residency was performed at Duke University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin.

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All Interests: Depression, Dementia, Movement Disorders, Tardive Dyskinesia, Anxiety, Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Lyndon Jon Villasenor, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 201
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Lyndon Villasenor works as a child & adolescent psychiatrist. These areas are among Dr. Villasenor's clinical interests: attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), anxiety, and eating disorders. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After attending Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Villasenor completed his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Depression, Eating Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cynthia M OBrien, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
1737 S Naperville Road; Suite 101
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Cynthia O'Brien is a psychiatry specialist in Winfield, IL and Wheaton, IL. She has a special interest in hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and anxiety. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. O'Brien is in-network for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. Her education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at Hartford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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All Interests: Depression, Dementia, Hypnosis, Anxiety

Dr. Kenneth Paul Phillips, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 201
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Phillips' area of specialization is psychiatry. Clinical interests for Dr. Phillips include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and psychotherapy treatment. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Blue Choice, and more. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Phillips is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Manuel Alaban Malicay, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
402 W Boughton Road; #f
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Manual Malicay is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Malicay (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino and Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and thyroid problems. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. The average patient rating for Dr. Malicay is 1.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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All Interests: Depression, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Sexual Dysfunction, Arthritis, Hormone Replacement Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rakesh Marwaha, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
640 S Washington Street; Suite 380
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Rakesh Marwaha practices general internal medicine in Naperville, IL and Downers Grove, IL. The average patient rating for Dr. Marwaha is 1.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include well woman gynecology, contraception (birth control), and cardiac risk reduction. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from Guru Nanak Dev University. Dr. Marwaha (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Eating Disorders, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arun Amirthalingam Kumar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
931 W 75th Street; Suite 127
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Arun Kumar is a Naperville, IL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Kumar's areas of expertise include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kumar honors. He is a graduate of Kilpauk Medical College. Dr. Kumar (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi. Dr. Kumar's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Dr. Loveena Singh Bouri, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1012 W. 95th Street; Suite 3
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Loveena Bouri is a general internist. Dr. Bouri (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, obesity, and sleep disorders. Dr. Bouri's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. She completed her residency training at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Bouri honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Dr. Luke Joshua Heitz, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
550 E. Boughton Road; Suite 265
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Luke Heitz's specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include diabetes, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and asthma. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Heitz is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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What is Depression?

Everyone knows what it feels like to get the blues once in a while. But depression is a serious illness that is more severe than a bad day and lasts much longer. Symptoms of depression stop a person from being able to function and enjoy daily activities for weeks or months at a time. It can happen to anyone, and it isn’t something that people can control by force of will or “snap out of.”

Some common symptoms of depression include:
  • Feeling sad, guilty, empty or hopeless
  • Fatigue and a lack of energy and motivation
  • A loss of pleasure in activities that were previously enjoyed
  • Unusual sleep or eating habits
  • “Mental fog” -- trouble concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts or a preoccupation with death

We don’t yet know what causes depression, but it’s thought that it is a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and social influences. Because of this, the most effective treatments for depression combine medication with psychotherapy. Therapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, can be extremely helpful in resolving the negative thoughts and feelings that come with depression. It gives patients new tools that they can use themselves to cope when their depression is making them feel down.

Some of the common medications used to treat depression include antidepressants such as SSRI’s (Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft) or atypical antidepressants (Cymbalta, Wellbutrin). It’s important to remember that these medications have different effects on everybody, and no one medication works right for everyone. You may have to try a couple before finding the one that works just right for you. If the first medication you try doesn’t work, don’t give up, and talk to your doctor about trying something else. In extreme cases where medication is not enough, electro-convulsive therapy and hospitalization may be the answer to keeping a severely depressed person safe.

Depression is a difficult illness to deal with, but it is more common than you’d think and there are many people who can help. With the right treatment, you can get back to fully enjoying your life again.