Dr. Bradley Pechter, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 58

Dr. Pechter

Psychiatric Medicine Associates

4711 Golf Rd Ste 1200 Skokie, IL 60076

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(312) 375-3232

Dr. Bradley Pechter, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Skokie, IL and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine medical school in 1989. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pechter to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Pechter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Pechter treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Pechter treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Dr. Pechter treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Pechter treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
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Dr. Pechter treats Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Pechter treats this condition more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Pechter's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness

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Dr. Pechter's Reviews

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
  • Explained conditions well (3)
  • Listened & answered questions (3)
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  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Just made an introductory call to him and he immediately asked my age (55) and he creakily said I was at his "age limit." I asked why he has a limit if he does adults and he said he usually does kids and people who are younger and they don't have medical issues older people might. He said "I don't do geriatrics." I told him I'm not a geriatric, then he proceeded to ask if I had health problems. I said I have a couple minor ones, and then he said, "It's not a natural fit and good luck." What an a**hole. I wouldn't go to this guy even if I made his ageist cutoff. Yes, he is super arrogant!
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I don't know what the other respondent is talking about. Dr. Pechter does not use a laptop in sessions. I found him to be a good listener, careful about informing patients regarding medications and side effects, and very thorough. I have had no problems and appreciate that he will communicate via email and text.
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Evanston, IL – Jul 05, 2016
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This doctor should not be practicing. His ego is larger than his desire to truly help others. He misdiagnosed my child and was rude. Every time my child had a session, Pechter would ask what the diagnosis was and what medications they were on! Most of each session was spent with Pechter typing in his laptop. He is a terrible listener. Awful.
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Skokie, IL – Feb 18, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Bradley Pechter, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Skokie, IL and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Education

1989
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School

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What are Dr. Bradley Pechter, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Pechter frequently treats ADHD and-or ADD, Psychiatric Diseases, and Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Pechter treats.

Where is Dr. Bradley Pechter, MD's office located?

Dr. Pechter's office is located at 4711 Golf Rd Ste 1200, Skokie, IL 60076. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Psychiatric Medicine Associates4711 Golf Rd Ste 1200 Skokie, IL 60076
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