Dr. Michael Schrift, DO

Dr. Michael Schrift, DO

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Schrift, DO is a psychiatry specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Umdnj-Sch Of Osteo Med in 1981 and specializes in psychiatry, brain injury medicine, and more.

446 E Ontario St Fl 7-200

Chicago, IL 60611

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas


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Impulse Control Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
more than 79% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 71% of peers

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  • Psychiatry
  • Brain Injury Medicine
  • Brain Injury Neurology
  • Brain Injury Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • 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
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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.


  • Umdnj-Sch Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Finch University Health Sci/Chgo M School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kennedy Health Sys and Our Lady Of
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schrift has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schrift's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schrift to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schrift's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Downers Grove, IL
Condescending and arrogant. Uninterested in discussing needs/treatment of child with multiple special needs.
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in Huntley, IL
Dr Schrift has been my doctor for more than 20 years. With his care, commitment and expertise I lead a full, happy, active life for which I am very grateful to him. Prior to coming under the care of Dr Shrift I was seen at the Mayo Clinic and by numerous other psychiatrists without improvement.
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in Chicago, IL
Hostile, horrific bedside manner and I didn't even feel safe in his presence.
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in Lincolnwood, Illinois
Dr. Schrift is one of the rudest doctors I have ever met. He told me I knew things others did not and I was dealing with an illness. He just lets his residents do everything for him and keeps you on edge. Don't trust this monster.
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in La Grange, IL
RE: Dr. Michael Schrift, It has been over 10 years since our daughter has been on Clozapine, due to being unable to control her without it. Dr. Schrift agreed to be her psychiatrist, since the previous psychiatrist could no longer, and he has been caring for her all these years. He took her off...more
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