Dr. Dheeraj Raina

Psychiatry
Skokie, IL
28 years experience male

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Bio

Dr. Raina is board certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine. He has practiced in public & private sector, in rural & urban settings - both as a clinician as well as a medical administrator. His clinical experience spans all demographic groups and all major psychiatric diagnostic categories. His particular expertise is in psychiatric diagnosis, in developing comprehensive treatment plans and in terms of subject matter, PTSD, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ADHD, dementia and addictions. He is also an experienced medical educator with particular interest and expertise in teaching medical interviewing and psychiatric diagnostic skills.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Psychiatry, Board Certified

Addiction Medicine, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

475 Answers
328 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Tough; case by case: Most individuals who have struggled with alcoholism in past and can drink in moderation after a sustained period of abstinence only if they have done ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Request confirmation: Drug screening tests can have false positives. For example, Wellbutrin aka bupropion can cause false positive for amphetamines. However a more sophist ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dheeraj Raina
28 years experience Psychiatry
Multiple strategies: First step is safe detox. Then, often in early stage of recovery Methadone or Suboxone maintenance or natlrexone can play a role. Delete phone numbers ... Read More

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Jan 18, 2014
I am so grateful for the caring, clear, informative, knowledgeable and wise replies Dr. Raina provides. I'm looking forward to learning from them. A great asset to this community!
Jan 19, 2014
Dr Raina is providing an excellent public service via Healthtap. The information she provides is informative, accurate & understandable. I endorse Dr. Raina.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Raina is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank You! I am 22 and I was diagnose w/bipolar at age 14 took medication for a yr then never again/ this must explain my depression my suicidal attem
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much I'm into my 6th day now and feeling a Lil better tonight at 10 o'clock it will be the end of the 6 th and start of the 7
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Thanks for your quick reply! effexor 150 mg effects my sex desire, and 50 mg of zoloft makes me too hyper and doesnt help my anxiety. So i try both now in low dose .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Government Medical College, Nagpur, India
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

University of Illinois at Chicago
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