Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 55

Dr. Fernald
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Paris Community Hospital

721 E Court St Paris, IL 61944

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(217) 466-4031

Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Paris, IL. Dr. Fernald has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fernald to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Fernald

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Fernald treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Fernald treats other conditions, please contact the office at (217) 466-4031.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Dr. Fernald is experienced in the area of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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ADHD and-or ADD
Conduct Disorder
Autism
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Dr. Fernald's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning 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 Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Fernald accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Fernald's Reviews

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    • Didn't explain conditions well (11)
    • Didn't listen or answer questions (10)
    • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (10)
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    Our daughter has been seeing Dr. Fernald for several years. On our last appointment he ended by telling us this was our last appointment as he was leaving the practice the following day. No advance notice. Nothing. He even changed her medication that last appointment with no possible follow-up. Now we're scrambling to find a new doctor.
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    • Difficult to schedule appointment
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    • Didn't listen or answer questions
    • Didn't explain conditions well
    • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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    OAK LAWN – May 09, 2018
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    I needed to cancel and reschedule an appointment. I have 3 kids, things come up. He said I was not allowed to do that. If I didn't show up I would be charged the full amount for the appointment like as if I had no insurance. What would that be like $200? So I of course had to go to the appointment. Disorganized office to.
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    Apr 01, 2018
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    Dr. Fernald was advised over several visits that my daughter would be attending college in another State and would need to make sure that her medication would last until she would return for winter break in December. He did NOT and when asked if we needed to make an additional appointment prior to her departure or how to proceed to get another refill while she was away we received a letter in the mail stating that he would "no longer be providing psychiatric services" Who does that?
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    Erin M in Chicago, IL – Aug 29, 2017
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    I just had my first few visits with him. He's very easy to talk to. He recommended medication and talk therapy. The follow up time is reasonable and the office staff is very friendly.
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    Chicago, IL – Feb 28, 2017
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    Dr seemed friendly at first appointments but after seeing him for over a year , it became apparent he really lacked knowledge or remembered any details of previous visits. He is always running at least 1/2 hr late. I booked the first appointment of the day a few times and both times he was late. The staff is efficient but not very friendly and the office looks like it hasn't been remodeled since the 70!s. Don't know why it's so hard to find a good, decent Psychatrist in this area. : (
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    Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Paris, IL. Dr. Fernald has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders than...Read more

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Fernald has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD accepting new patients?

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    Does Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Fernald frequently treats Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Fernald specializes.

    Where is Dr. Jorge Fernald, MD's office located?

    Dr. Fernald's office is located at 721 E Court St, Paris, IL 61944. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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