Dr. Ofelia Ionescu, MD

Dr. Ofelia Ionescu, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Ofelia Ionescu, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Univ De Med Generala Din Craiova in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry.Read her story

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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Dr. Ionescu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ionescu "EXPERIENCE MEDICAL DIRECTOR Geriatric-Psychiatry Unit 2014 -present Weiss hospital Chicago il MD Assistant Professor Northwestern Memorial Hospital-Chicago,il 2002 to 2012 MD Assistant Professor Mount Sinai Health System 2000 to 2004"

Care Philosophy

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

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

19  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Antipsychotic Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Lithium Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Medication Management
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation

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 Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Chicago Medical School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ionescu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Romanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ionescu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ionescu to family and friends
22 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Ionescu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

This was my first time visiting, I’ve never been to a more unprofessional setting. My appointment was at 1:15, I arrived at 12:50pm and didn’t get seen by the doctor until 2:15pm. They only accept cash, no card and they told me they didn’t have receipts. When I finally got in the room to see he...more
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On behalf of our staff at the Lawrence office, we want to extend our sincerest apologies concerning all the issues that you have faced during your visit. Our clinic is a student friendly teaching facility to which a patient is able to decline being seen by a medical student. Unfortunately, we only accept check or cash but we were able to accommodate you with the receipt at the end of the visit. We pride ourselves in maintaining the highest quality standards for our patients.

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She always listens to my needs and is very attentive! You can tell she genuinely cares about her patients. I would reccomend Dr. Ionescu
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I,ve seen dr Ionescu for more than 10 years. Met her at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Inpatient facility..Without her dedication,knowledges and help..I would not be here today. She knows her job,has very high ethical standards, I moved away from Chicago and still come to see her.. Thank you...more
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I wish I could leave 0 stars. Her bedside manner was unbeliavbly cold, judgmental, and unprofessional While I was admitted to the hospital for a mental issue, I am a strong person. Had I not been, Dr. Ionescu's behavior would have made my situation far worse than when I arrived. She made broad...more
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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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