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Dr. Marek Walczyk

Psychiatry
Woodston, KS
41 years experience male

Locations

Marek Walczyk MD, SC

Chicago, IL

Address

5519, N Cumberland Ave, Chicago, IL
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Practice website

Fax

773 594-7721

About

Bio

Solo practice in General Psychiatry, in North-West Chicago area. Specializing in anxiety, psychosis, dependency, certified in prescribing Suboxone, One of fist in US since 2009 , using TMS for treatment resistant depressions, Great team of psychologists, therapists and domestic violence specialists. Will be looking for partners in business

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

Czech, English, Polish

Doctor Q&A

38 Answers
1 Agree
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
For a while: If you used Suboxone 8/2mg daily for 10 years it is nearly impossible to just quit it, You will go through significant withdraws for weeks. Suboxone t... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Depends: Bupropion in known to increase some weight over time, fluctuations 1-2 lbs can be rather related to quantity of hamburgers or fries consumed in a cer... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Therapy or meds: If antidepressants helped you in the past and now you think start feeling the same way as prior to previous treatment, then, restarting the same type ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Anxiety and DDD: Flutter in the stomach is one of the frequent sensations described by people with history of anxiety attacks, but sensation in one leg, usually numbne... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Yes: Most ssri antidepressants don't rise a blood pressure, but some snri , like Effexor (venlafaxine) or Fetzima can elevate ti by a few millimeters , how... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Possible hypomanic: SSRIs are known to cause hypo manic or manic episode in bipolar patients, less likely to cause anorexia or any other eating disorder. SsRIs are rathe... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Definitely yes: Anxiety may cause mutiple visual, auditory, neurological and even dermatological effects. Definitely floater, blurry vission, or dark spots are among... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Low to none: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is known to cause much less weight gain the regular SSRIs .
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Treat the pain: Whoever diagnosed you with trigeminal.neuralgia should offer you a treatment, which usually is initiated by analgesic medication and worm compresses.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Yes it can: Luvox (fluvoxamine) is a typical ssri antidepressant and like any antidepressant , it treats all symptoms related to depression including negative , ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Minimal problem: Besides some drowsiness or sedation, there should be no problem with combining Luvox (fluvoxamine) with other mentioned. Still need to be monitored b... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Almost zero: Second hand Street Marijuana has none or next to zero chance of having any effect on healing or tooth removal.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Not necessarily: Depending how long were you on Celexa, Nevertheless time while on one SSRI usually counts when switching to another, if taken constantly, in your c... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Its ok: Extra sleep tee doesn' t hurt to dring if helps, eventually Lexapro (escitalopram) should kick in and take care of sleep and other issues like anxiety... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Misspelled: I'm sure you meant Cefadroxil , an antibiotic used for treatment of UTI urinary tract infections. Neither cannabis nor alcohol should be used with ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Depends: I am not sure what the question is but erosive gastritis can be caused by multiple reasons, I frankly doubt, if newer antidepressants can case so sev... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
No problem: Lexapro (escitalopram) has no known effect on mail fertility, however may reduce libido, sexual performance in some people.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Definitely yes: Ketamine is sometimes used to treat a treatment resistant depressions, but in the outpatients settings the other means are used, like small doses of s... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
No: Not depression, but in some people can cause life threatening rush od the skin, called Stevens Johnson syndrom
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Not necessarely: High stress and anxiety can lead to suddens dath in people with high risk factrs like obesity, sedentary life style, lack of exercise, diebetes, hig... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Anticipatory anxiety: It looks like you have "anticipatory anxiety", one of the common type of anxiety disorder, All depends how long is this been going on? If more then ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
What else: If the panic attacks really effect your performance on test,You should learn coping skills by visiting good therapist, at the same time you may consi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Definitely yes: High anxiety or travel anxiety can contribute or trigger lower back pain or burning sensation, specially if you have a previous history of lubmar spin... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Low risk: Latuda (lurasidone) is safe with relatively good side effects profile, dyskinesia is a rare extrapyramidal effect, but still possible even with latuda... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Anxiety and stress: Horrible dreams or night terrors can be caused by increased stress, anxiety , after experiencing or witnessing extreme life threatening situation or i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Monitor your BP: Check your blood pressure and pulse, If normal ok , if higher then your normal by 30 mmhg take benzo, clonazepam o,5 mg, it should take care of some... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
History of insomnia: I wouldn't go beyond 10 or 12,5 mg of Ambien , if you have a history of bipolar illness, your dose of Latuda (lurasidone) may need to be adjusted, pos... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Could be related: But depends how long were you watching your tv, what channel or program (:', some boring programs I recommend for high anxiety patients, on the othe... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Hmm: So , you don' t wont to feel horny and wet? Usually people pay tones on money to feel exactly the way you feel. I thing the question would be , i whic... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Meds, TMS, CBTs: I'm not sure what u mean "complementary doctors", but I use every means available and fda approved incl. : pharmacotherapy, tms( transcranial magnetic... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Little problem: Butrans is an opiate and like every opioid types of medications if used for a prolonged time can cause withdraws , short acting ones more severe, long... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Drowsiness: Combining Lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg and Valium5 mg causes no interaction, Lexapro (escitalopram) in some patients may increases effect of valium,... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Days to weeks: I may take some where from a few days but rather weeks to feel a difference
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Not typical.: Tylenol PM contains acetaminophen and diphenhydramine, the antiallergic part, which is utilized as a sleep producing substance, but should not be use... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Med. Change: Adding Wellbytrin, or Effexor could eliminate sexual side effects (decreased libido) But ultimately changing antidepressant will be necessary to some... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Taper down: Fasciculitis is relatively common withdrawal symptom after prolonged piracetam use, Headaches is probbably more often found.. I would suggest to retur... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
Not a written on ,: You can't get a prescription here, but the bst thing you can do for yourself while feeling incoming panic attack is to hold your breath as long as yo... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 41 years experience
I feel sorry x u: This kind of pain can be really annoying, I sounds like you have some cervical vertebral degenerative process going on, if radiates to either arm it... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Walczyk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Walczyk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! I've been tapering by only taking 1/8 of a 2mg strip a day. Still hurt
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thanks. Been on it 3 years, this has never happened!
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Thank you. always curious. I will discuss more with my counselor :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Silesia Medical Academy of Ludwika Warynski Katowice, Poland
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

University of Chicago Med. Ctr.
Completed 2001

Awards

Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Urbana Region - Winter
2015
Thought Leader, Third Place, Illinois - Winter
2015
Top Doctor, First Place, Illinois - Winter
2015
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