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Dr. Robert Zagar

Adolescent Medicine
Chicago, IL
41 years experience male

Locations

Dr. Robert John Zagar PC

Chicago

Address

233 East Erie Street Suite 404A, Chicago
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
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Fax

7733389968

Insurances accepted

Aetna

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Zurich North America

About

Bio

Robert is distinguished professor & psychologist National Register Health Care Providers Psychology probation officer "first" Juvenile Court Cook County doctorate (Northwestern University) bachelors (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee) masters (Illinois Institute Technology University Illinois Chicago Health Sciences School Public Health 2 yrs premedical basic medical sciences (DePaul Barry University) Northwestern Rush University Scholarships National Institute Mental Health Service Award publishing 60+ articles books testified US House Representatives Judiciary Crime Terrorism Homeland Security Committee Presidents Clinton Busch Obama Trump Popes JPII Benedict Francis know his work. Francis changed canonical law based on his research. Computer tests & machine learning equations can help.

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.

Adolescent Medicine

ADHD and Autism

Child Psychiatry

Clinical Psychology

Geriatric Psychiatry

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Try relaxation, imagery, hypnosis, meditation, prayer, nature walks to reduce stress and then repeatedly imagine yourself being calm, peaceful, relaxe... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Complete the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Second Edition (MMPI-2) clinical interpretative psychological test. Don't neglect this first ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Ask a psychologist to administer either the CARS-2 or GARS-3 to definitively diagnose autism. Without this your paediatrician is speculating. The sens... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Personally I use vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E capsules topically daily in the bath or shower along with weekly Aztec Indian clay facial that I purc... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Caffeine is safer: Adderall, dextroamphetamine amphetamine have significant side effects. A University of Minnesota Psychiatry Professor who developed the Test of Variab... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Read Daniel Amen M.D.'s "Healing Anxiety and Depression" & "End of Mental Illness" for a global holistic approach of diet, exercise, neutraceutica... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Check out psychology today for therapists and interview who is willing to do teletherapy in your state.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Meditation: For centuries before antipsychotic and antidepressant medications, tai chi, meditation, prayer, and yoga were stress reducers that helped cure whateve... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Psychological tests: The only way to sensitively specifically reliably validly know if you have an attention deficit or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is to have... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Panic attacks: You are likely having panic attacks. Please see a psychologist who uses actuarial personality testing. The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Regulation of habits: Besides the CBT, Wellbutrin (bupropion) & Lexapro try a notebook or tablet to track your daily routines like diet, sleep, regular meals, 7-9, 11-1... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Lower stress yoga: Lowering stress, exercise, relaxation exercises, meditation, yoga, mindfulness, tai-chi, mindfulness, prayer all light up the frontal lobes. A good ac... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Start with Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Adolescent Version. Read "End of Mental Illness" by Daniel Amen MD. Ask school for individualiz... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Acupuncture has been used for over 4,000 years while massage has also helped. Then get an MRI or CAT scan and consult a physical therapist to strength... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Relaxationmeditation: The best millennia old way to reduce anxiety is relaxation exercise, meditation twice or thrice daily, yoga, tai-chi, martial arts, exercise, enough s... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Lifestyle Changes: Make sure every day has some exercise before 7 PM. No caffeine after 2 PM. Add some relaxation or imagery exercises to your day. Try some meditation o... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Read Daniel Amen M.D.'s "End of Mental Illness" and perhaps there are alternatives. Also take the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Second E... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Before going to sleep or after consuming alcohol drink a few glasses of water. The hangover is caused by dehydration due to alcohol consumption which ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Posttraumatic stress: Humans react uniquely to terrorist, explosive, mass shooting incidents. Some people have a thick skin. Others develop hypervigilance panic attacks an... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Meditation imagery: Try meditation imagery relaxation. All 3 have been around for millenia before anxyolytics antidepressants and antipsychotics. Add in yoga and tai-chi ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Please get a proper diagnosis & treatment. I recommend the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Second Edition Clinical Interpretative Repo... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Have a psychologist do a neuropsychological exam to document the ADHD and then seek out a physician.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Caffeine: Neither. Caffeine will give you half the dose of ritalin according to University of Minnesota Psychiatry Professor Larry Greenberg MD who developed th... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Stress reduction: Try a walk in the woods or gardens daily. Also relaxation & imagery of throwing your challenges into the wake at the back of a boat or sitting in ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Psychological tests: The only objective way to find out if you have an attention deficit disorder is by taking either a paper-and-pencil or computerized test that measures... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Amphetamines danger: Medications should be taken with care. I remember a patient who was misdiagnosed with narcolepsy and who became an amphetamine and barbituate addict w... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Filtered water: Tap water is rarely safe given the amount of polonium and radium in the water since the atomic bomb explosions starting in the 1940's. I've a friend w... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Try caffeine: Adderrall is addictive and has side effects so that is why a prescription is needed. Caffeine gives you half the dose of adderral. Although caffeine i... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Sleep meditation: Making sure you obtain 8 hours of sleep daily, have timely meals 7-9AM 11-1PM 5-7PM increase mindfulness either meditation, prayer, tai-chi or yoga ca... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
There is 100 years research showing schizophrenia impacts frontal lobe higher cortical function intelligence. Machine learning internet tests comput... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Caffeine will give you half the dosage of a stimulant and has less side effects. Don't drink more than a cup or two. The highest caffeinated drink is ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Manic depressive disorder with psychotic features is a mood disorder while schizophrenia is a thought disorder. A computer psychological test can sens... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Through a local clinic or public hospital see a neurologist. It could be anything, a stroke, a heart attack, a panic attack. You need a good blood wor... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
See Andrew Weil MD's book, "Natural Health Natural Medicine." He suggests niacin along with calcium magnesium. Also see Daniel Amen, MD's book, "End o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Psych tests & treat: Interviews miss 54% while physical exams 51% so sensitively specifically identifying your challenge is the first step which should be the Minnesota Mu... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Take a computer test like the MMPI-2 to find out what your really have objectively, reliably, sensitively, specifically, validly. Also buy Dan Amen MD... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
You are panic attacks. Ask a psychologist to give you the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Test the Adolescent Version for under 18 or the 2nd Edit... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Avoid food coloring: A recent British pediatrics journal article demonstrated that food coloring FD&C whatever exacerbate ADD and ADHD. Also caffeine will give half th... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
First, read "End of Mental Illness" by Daniel Amen, M.D. Then take Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Second Edition Clinical Interpretative ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Read Daniel Amen's "Healing Anxiety & Depression" & "End of Mental Illness" & try transcendental meditation to reduce stress & walk da... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
The sensitivity specificity of an interview judgment = 46%, unstructured medical exam = 49%, paper & pencil tests = 75% while a computer Minnesota... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
The online tests have lower objectivity, reliability, sensitivity, specificity, validity. Get the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale 3rd Edition, Child Autis... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Consult with your local applied behavior analysis & rehabilitative integrative sensory therapists to improve functioning. Also go to the local sch... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Caffeine: Many are suspicious of medication and others just don't want to take pills. For decades I've suggested coffee or tea. Mate tea is the most caffeinated... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
According to the Diagnostic Statistical Manual Fifth Edition, these are two separate psychiatric challenges. Perhaps a chat with your physician and a ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Zagar
Adolescent Medicine 49 years experience
Moscow State University Professor Michail Tombak suggests using lemon juice before you shampoo to change the Ph or acidity-alkalinity of your scalp. I... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zagar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zagar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I'm sending thanks Dr. Robert Zagar but for some reason it says I'm sending it to a different doctor. Idk if it's a glitch but I hope you are recievin
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) Thanks. Give me some tips to lower anxiety and apprehension
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thanks sir, and may I know what to do after hangover ?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

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Affiliations

American Psychological Association
American Public Health Association
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