Dr. Walter Whang, MD

Dr. Walter Whang, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 58

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(630) 701-6037

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Dr. Walter Whang, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Woodridge, IL and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Whang has more experience with Psychotic Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from NE Ohio U, College of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with Edward Hospital - Main Campus. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Whang to book an appointment.


Linden Oaks Medical Group

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(630) 701-6037
Linden Oaks Medical Group3540 Seven Bridges Dr Woodridge, IL 60517

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He truly cares about his patients, but be warned it can be hard to be seen and apt wait times are long but worth it when your name is called.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
Nov 13, 2020
I have seen many psychiatrists in my life. Dr. Whang is number one. He treats me as an individual and my life is worth living because I am lucky enough to have him as my doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Barbara Kieft – Oct 04, 2019
Over prescribes doesn’t have good treatment plans
What went well
  • Wait times
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Jul 18, 2018
I was very impressed with how quickly, yet thoughtfully Dr. Whang was able to assess my situation/personality and provide the much needed care. He is easy to talk to, a good listener, and appears to truly care about people. Simply put, he is a GOOD doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Megan in Evanston, IL – Mar 21, 2018
Dr. Whang is the most reliable, hard-working, understanding, and genuinely interested in my quality of life more than any doctor, or any person that I had or have in my life. While our relationship has had to grow to this level over the past nine years he has taken care of my psychological issues, he has proven to be a very intelligent, trustworthy, and reliable human. He is certainly not out for money, prestige, or some other motive. Not to mention he is extremely good looking! That Helps!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
3 people found this helpful
Julia D. Weiss-Llanas in Aurora, IL – Nov 23, 2016

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Whang

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Whang treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Whang treats other conditions, please contact the office at (630) 964-9400.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Whang is experienced in the area of Psychotic Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Whang's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depersonalization Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Whang accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a member of Linden Oaks Medical Group, I will work and collaborate with my partners to promote health, educational well-being, and human development. ...Read more


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications


Loyola University Hospital
Residency Hospital
NE Ohio U, College of Medicine
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Walter Whang, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (630) 701-6037, and for other questions, call (630) 964-9400.

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What are Dr. Walter Whang, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Whang frequently treats Psychotic Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Whang specializes.

Where is Dr. Walter Whang, MD's office located?

Dr. Whang's office is located at 3540 Seven Bridges Dr, Woodridge, IL 60517. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Walter Whang, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Whang has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Whang is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Edward Hospital - Main Campus

Naperville, IL

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received