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Dr. Alexander Golbin started his journey as a physician after graduating from the prestigious Medical Institute in Leningrad, former USSR and was referred by the government to run a pediatric department in a large hospital in Siberia. Upon returning to Leningrad he continued his practice after his post-residency training as a pediatric and adult neuro-psychiatrist. In addition, Dr Golbin successfully completed his PhD dissertation at the renown Pavlov's Institute Experimental Medicine of the Academy of Science. Shortly after, he took up a position as a neuro-psychiatrist of the Central City Pediatric Hospital and then the leading neuropsychiatrist of the NorthWest Region of the former USSR for non-military sailors and their families. He participated in the creation of mental health systems for sailors and their families, as well as assisted in the search for effective treatments for emotional, behavioral and psychosomatic disorders in children and adults. Dr. Alexander Golbin's book "Pathological sleep in children" was accepted as a textbook for medical students and paediatricians in the former USSR. Forced to immigrate in 1981 Dr. Golbin again successfully went through the many years of hard marathon –type of way with multiple obstacles, internships, residencies, fellowships and Boards Exams to became licensed Physician and Surgeon Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Neurology, Fully trained child and adolescent psychiatry, Sleep Medicine, Medical Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, Psychological Behavior Science, Forensic Medicine (psychiatry) and as a Forensic Examiner). Dr. Alexander Golbin is a former Chairman of the Division of the Child Psychiatry and Sleep Disorder Center at the Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Il, Clinical Assistant Professor of the University of Illinois at Chicago, a staff member of the North Shore Hospital System, Il.
Dr. Golbin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Sleep Medicine
Board certified in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
This content was provided by Dr. Golbin "The Sleep and Behavior Medicine Institute (SBMI) uses the most advanced methods in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of sleep, alertness, mood, and performance in children and adults. The effectiveness of our approach comes from several factors: we not only view each case individually but use our expertise to find the primary cause of the problem and the best way of treating it. Here at SBMI we achieve positive outcomes both in routine cases and the most severe sleep, behavioral and emotional disorders, and learning disabilities."
Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
ADHD and-or ADD
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
Impulse Control Disorders
Major Depressive Disorder
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
QEEG (Quantitative Encephalogram)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Illinois.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
St Petersburg Medical and Technical Institute
Medical School | Graduated 1967
Metro Child and Adol Srvs
Residency Hospital | Completed
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