Dr. Atula Sharma, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 68

Dr. Sharma

Adi Pediatric Behavioral Health

121 S Wilke Rd Ste 410 Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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(847) 577-7705

Dr. Atula Sharma, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Mgm Medical College medical school in 1976. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sharma to book an appointment.

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Dr. Sharma's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Sharma treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 21% of her peers

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Dr. Sharma treats Autism more than 10% of her peers

Dr. Sharma treats this condition more than 10% of her peers

Dr. Sharma's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders

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Dr. Sharma's Reviews

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3.6

Based on 20 ratings

5 Stars
55%
(11)
4 Stars
5%
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3 Stars
10%
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2 Stars
5%
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1 Star
25%
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Dr Sharma has worked with my daughter for years and always makes an effort to connect snd listen. She had effectively prescribed different medications. She returns calls in urgent situations.
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  • Listened & answered questions
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Apr 20, 2021
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She is phenomenal! Dr. Sharma has worked with my child d’or eight years. Only she was able to accurately diagnose his multiple Disorders. She listens to both the child, and the parent. She returns after hours calls promptly. I’m thankful we found her!
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Jan 29, 2021
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I would NEVER recommend this doctor EVER! All she is concerned with is money, not the patients well being . She refuses to fill a rx for a patient unless being seen just so she can collect money for a patient visit . She told us to pay out of pocket until the scheduled “virtual “ doc visit which would be in two days . My out of pocket pay is $100. And If she refilled the rx it would only be $15 for three month supply .So , rather than have her patients well being at hand she would rather have them go without meds and have their health at risk . I thought doctors took an oath. She is NOT !
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Dec 06, 2020
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Understanding, practical, and available. She took me in when no one else would and has actually helped. Although the help was mainly through medication, talking to Dr. Sharma feels like speaking to a peer. Someone with a no s*** answer that reinforces that what you're already doing is wrong or what you need to be doing. Her office staff has had a huge turnover but you can finally call during normal business hours and get an answer. She also answers questions after hours and is knowledgable in other areas of medicine other than psychiatry. Highly recommend.
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Nov 19, 2019
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I cannot say enough kind things about Dr Sharma. She helped me so much. I will never forget this woman and all that she did for me.
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May 03, 2019
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Imposble to get into. Tell is you one thing and then another next ti. Carly the receptionist is worthless. Doesn't have her head screwed on half the time.
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Arlington Heights – Jan 09, 2018
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Dr. Sharma has been amazing with my daughter! She takes her time to review all symptomology and all of her medical and psychological history. She takes her time to listen to my daughter, and has been very good at parsing out comorbidities. I am only giving her four stars because there have been a couple instances where I feel she didn't hear our medication concerns. But she has always been very prompt in returning phone calls and very helpful.
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Arlington Heights, IL – May 29, 2017
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Inexperienced office staff. Tends to push programs at hospital facilities when she has no answer to the issue at hand.
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Mount Prospect, IL – Jul 17, 2016
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I have been Dr. Sharma's patient for over 15 years and would not want to see any other Dr. but Dr. Sharma.
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Laura Wagner in Roselle, IL – Feb 10, 2016
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My daughter has been in Dr. Sharma's care for almost 10 years now. Her conditions are complex and we greatly appreciate Dr. Sharma's expertise, care, concern and patience. We have had experience with many doctors; her level of care is far superior. She is also well regarded and respected among her peers. She always takes the appropriate amount of time to address concerns during appointments. Her staff is always professional, courteous and serves her practice and patients well.
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Barrington, IL – Feb 07, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Atula Sharma, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. ...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Education

2000
University Of Chicago Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University Of Chicago Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Mgm Medical College
Medical School

Awards

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Dr. Sharma frequently treats ADHD and-or ADD, Autism, and Anxiety. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sharma treats.

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Dr. Sharma's office is located at 121 S Wilke Rd Ste 410, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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