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Specializes in Psychiatry • Male • Age 70

116 Orchard Ln
Dekalb, IL 60115
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Dr. Kast's Experience

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Procedures Dr. Kast Performs

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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116 Orchard Ln
Dekalb, IL 60115
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    Dr. Kast's Experience

    Specialties

    • Psychiatry
    • Family Medicine
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    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
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    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Combination Drug Dependence
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Neurasthenia
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    Background Check for Dr. Kast

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    1 Board Action

    • Professional Misconduct  (5/1/2013)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Vermont
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Copenhagen / College of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Vermont McHv Dept Of Psychiatry
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kast & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Kast's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Kast

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.9 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    21 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

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    116 Orchard Ln
    Dekalb, IL 60115
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