Sahar Eftekhar

Sahar Eftekhar, DO

General & Addiction Psychiatrist • River North

Now offering online video visits for patients

(312) 754-9404

1 E Superior St #306, Chicago, IL 60611


As a physician and psychiatrist, I believe in the treatment of a person as a whole. My evaluation and treatment plan strongly consider the developmental process and the life events that have shaped a person.

I am board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. I obtained my subspecialist training in Addiction Psychiatry at UCLA in Los Angeles, working at Cedar Sinai Medical Center and the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Hospital. I completed my psychiatric residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. I obtained my medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed my undergraduate studies in Psychology at Michigan State University. I specialize in the diagnosis and pharmacologic management of psychiatric illnesses. Guided by the principles of evidence-based medicine, I treat a broad range of psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD, PTSD, and adult ADHD.

During your first meeting, I will provide an in-depth evaluation to develop an accurate diagnosis. With expert training in both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, I will work with you to individualize your treatment plan to best suit your needs.

In-network insurances

    Aetna • Blue Cross Blue Shield • Cigna • Humana • Medicare • Tricare • United • Self pay


    ADD/ADHD Medication Management • Addiction/Substance Abuse • Adjustment Disorder • Alcoholism • Anorexia Nervosa • Anxiety • Binge Eating Disorder • Bipolar Disorder • Borderline Personality Disorder • Bulimia • Daytime Sleepiness • Depression • Eating Disorder • Gender Dysphoria • Insomnia • Life Coaching • Major Depressive Disorder • Medication Review • Mood Disorders • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) • Phobias/Irrational Fears • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma • Psychiatric Consultation • Schizophrenia • Social Anxiety • Suicidal Thoughts • Women's Health Issues • Adult Psychotherapy • Anger Management • Grief and Loss/Bereavement • Life Transition • Mindfulness • Occupational Difficulties • Relationship Issues • Sadness • Self Esteem • Stress/Worry

Board certifications

  • Double board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry

Education and training

  • Michigan State University, Bachelors in Psychology with Honors
  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctorates

Languages spoken

  • English
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