Dr. Steve Best, MD

Dr. Steve Best, MD

Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
Dr. Steve Best, MD is a neuropsychiatry (psychiatry) doctor who practices in Deerfield, IL. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

440 Lake Cook Rd Ste 2

Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact Information

(847) 236-9310

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Dr. Best's Experience

Dr. Best's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found


  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Pain Disorder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stroke
  • Substance Abuse
  • Traumatic Brain Injury


  • ADHD Testing
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Ketamine and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Combination Therapy
  • Non-Surgical Pain Management
  • Pain Medication Management
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • SPECT Scan
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Unethical conduct (7/31/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Best, Steve MD: License # 036086358: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in violating a patient's confidentiality by disclosing information in front of the patient's family member. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation imposed a FINE in the amount of $10,000.00 and issued a REPRIMAND on the physician's license with the requirement to complete ethics examination.
    State: Illinois


  • The Evergreen State College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Charleston Area Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Finch University Health Sci/chgo M School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Finch University Hlth Scis, Chicago Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Best has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Best's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Best to family and friends
based on 63 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (63)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Best'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 (12)

Cleveland |
I am a neuroscientist, professor and psychoanalyst myself.. And so I have a great deal of expertise. Dr. Best saved my life. I had seen 15 nationally renowned people before him and received marginal help. I am stunned by his range of knowledge and his creativity in treating complex or...more
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deerfield, il |
Dr Best is compassionate and very dedicated to his patients. He works tirelessly to find the source of your health issues and the right treatment customized to you. He has a holistic approach where he will talk to you about diet, supplements and lifestyle changes to improve your health. At The...more
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Waukegan, IL |
Over medicates and over schedules.
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in Winnetka, Ilinois |
I have read other reviews on this site and I simply cannot comprehend how negative some are. Dr. Best works with some of the most difficult cases in the country and does not even advertise his work and his clinic. Those who say that his treatments are too expensive and that he is in it for the...more
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Chicago, IL |
This doctor is dangerous. He is quick to diagnose and prescribe without proper testing. He is rude, patronizing, and manipulative. I was under his care for years and never showed improvement. He never gave the proper medication for my illnesses, and accused me of resisting treatment if I asked for...more
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