Dr. Ofelia Ionescu, MD

Dr. Ofelia Ionescu, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ofelia Ionescu, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Univ De Med Generala Din Craiova in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry, neuropsychiatry (psychiatry), and more.

1007 W Lawrence Ave

Chicago, IL 60640

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Value Options

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 93% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
more than 79% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ionescu "The secret in caring for the patient is to care for the patient"


  • Psychiatry
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychotherapy

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated



  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

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.


  • Sch Med Cluj Romania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Univ De Med Generala Din Craiova
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Chicago Med Schl
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Family Practice Romania
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ionescu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ionescu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ionescu to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Ionescu'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 (6)

in Gray
Avoid at all costs. Very rude, judgmental person who should NOT be a doctor. Told me I "didn't look like a manic" when seeking treatment for bipolar disorder. Yes, after years of suffering and hard work I am functional and don't drool over myself. Thanks. Part of achieving my high level of...more
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in Chicago, IL
Dr. Ionescu is completely unprofessional and quite rude. My physician referred me to her and I couldn’t be more disappointed. For each appointment, I have had to leave work early for my appointment, only to be left waiting for over an hour every time. Furthermore, she seems to disbelieve anything I...more
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in Chicago, IL
Describes practice as "medication management" but was not very responsive in terms of managing medication or monitoring health. Also, appointments were consistently running 45 mins to 1 hour late and Dr. Ionescu was uninterested in constructive feedback regarding better schedule management. ...more
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in Chicago, IL
Dr. Ionescu is such a compassionate person. She cares tremendously about all of her patients. I wouldn't see any other Psychiatrist in Chicago. I trust her completely. She is extremely knowledgeable and professional. She isn't even covered under my insurance and I continue to go to her because she...more
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in Chicago, IL
The worst psychiatrist ever she even lost her temper in front of me as a patient
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