Dr. Steve Best, MD

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Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry) | Male

The Neuroscience Center 440 Lake Cook Rd Ste 2, Deerfield, IL 60015 Get Directions
(847) 236-9310

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Dr. Best specializes in Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry) and practices in Deerfield, IL. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Best to family and friends
3.2
based on 53 total surveys (8 with reviews)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (48)
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in Glenview, IL |
My son had some tests performed (SPECT & EEG) and is much more stable since being on the proper medication. Thank you!!
in Highland Park, IL |
My daughter was not medicated properly and I was referred to Dr. Best. He was able to treat her with appropriate medication based on a diagnostic test called a SPECT and she's doing fabulous. She can focus in school now, without any stimulants. I would highly recommend Dr. Best to any parent for their child.
in Deerfield, IL |
After visiting many different doctors in many different states my headaches are under control and I have my energy back. The office has a very warm atmosphere with therapy dogs and delicious food for after treatment!
in Highland Park, IL |
Finally an answer to what is going on with my son! Dr. Best used diagnostic tests (SPECT and EEG) to diagnose my son and finally he is getting some relief. I have been to many different physicians for my son and none have been able to accurately diagnose him. I am forever grateful for his compassionate care. I have my old son back.
in Chicago, IL |
Dr. Best over-stepped bounds of his role as a neuro-psychiatrist and abused his position as the only alternative NP care in the Chicago area to influence a patient into poor choices. He is a good practitioner, although initially gave inappropriate dosage of medication. The strength of his office is the reading of the SPECT scan, which is expertly done. If Dr. Best would limit his practice to medicine he'd be a better doctor. Anyone needing SPECT scan be careful and keep professional.
Palatine, IL |
Dr. Best is unsafe. He makes snap decisions that are not based on all the facts. He treated my child on medication that should never be given to children. Hi failed to recommend necessary bloodwork. Dr. Best should be avoided. I would never send someone to him.
in Glencoe, IL |
My college son sees the doctor. Dr. Best has been amazing at his diagnosis, extra level of expertise in treating him and keeping us as parents informed. My son has a great connection with him as well. Dr. Best is very prompt in responding to questions or concerns. We are very grateful to be in his care and we highly recommend him and his staff.
in Deerfield, IL |
Excellent, it was nice to have a physician who was able to understand my complex medical condition after being turned away by so many.
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Specialties

  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Neurological Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Psychiatry
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Functional Medicine Psychiatry
  • Integrative Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry (Neurology)
  • Pain Medicine Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Telepsychiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Brain Disorders
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Epilepsy
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Pain Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stroke
  • Substance Abuse
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Procedures Performed

  • ADHD Testing
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Ketamine and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Combination Therapy
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • 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.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Charleston Area Med Center

    Completed in 1992

    Finch University Health Sci/Chgo M School

    Completed in 1995

    University Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Finch University Hlth Scis, Chicago Med Sch

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    The Evergreen State College

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • 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
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Best's Office & Staff

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10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Best

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients