Dr. Lekshmi Venugopal, MD

Dr. Lekshmi Venugopal, MD

Psychiatry  |  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Lekshmi Venugopal, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Saint Charles, IL. She has been practicing for 10 years.

Linden Oaks Medical Group

3805 E Main St Ste M

Saint Charles, IL 60174
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas


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Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
more than 52% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 52% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
more than 46% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Venugopal "As a member of Linden Oaks Medical Group, I will work and collaborate with my partners to promote health, educational well-being, and human development. I am dedicated to helping patients achieve complete recovery, so I treat the whole person - biologically, psychologically, and socially to find new ways to live a more balanced life."


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University Of Illinois At Rockford
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Rush University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Rush University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Venugopal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Venugopal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Venugopal to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Venugopal's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I would wait for incredibly long periods of time and she was late to every appointment but one that I had with her. Horrible logic behind prescriptions, and kept prescribing me medications that I informed her would make me sick, yet insisted they were the right choice. Worst psychiatrist I have...more
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Dr. V has given me back a part of my life I never thought could exist again. She is very honest and caring at the same time. I felt comfortable and confident with her from the 1st appointment. Dr. V is very dedicated to her patients and truly cares and wants the best for them. Dr. V goes above...more
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in Aurora, IL |
Dr. V as her patients call her, to me is an ideal psychiatrist. She is at once compassionate and caring while (when needed) realistic and tough, but in a good way. She does not over medicate, but rather works with you to determine the right medications and dosages. In short she saved my life after...more
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in Elgin, IL |
I've been her patient for over 5 years. She has helped me with stress, depression, anxiety, PTSD and grief over these years. She is patient, professional, warm and welcomes all my questions and concerns. She is very easy to talk to and, even if the subject is difficult for me, never rushes me as I...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Venugopal accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO

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