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Gunnbjorg B. Lavoll, MD

  • Psychiatry

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Lavoll is both a general psychiatrist and a child and adolescent psychiatrist. She has a strong interest is in psychopharmacology. She emphasizes working with families in her practice. Family support and involvement is a powerful tool to help the family improve. Also she tries to see any patient as quickly as possible as this will diminish anguish and suffering. She utilizes both psychotherapy and medication in her treatment approach.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Royal Coll. of Surgeons (Ireland) - 1971
  • Residency
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 1976
  • Fellowship
    Michael Reese Medical Center - 1978

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

PRIMARY LOCATION


645 N. Michigan Ave.

#820

Chicago, IL 60611

312-988-9215
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobic Disorders
  • Post-Partum Depression
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Women's Health

LANGUAGES


  • Norwegian

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Medicare