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Dr. William Giakas, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Giakas

Rockford Psychiatric Medical Services, S.C.

1639 N Alpine Rd Ste 260 Rockford, IL 61107

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(815) 395-1500


Dr. William Giakas, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Rutgers Med Sch-Umdnj in 1984 and specializes in psychiatry, pediatric psychiatry, and more.


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Dr. Giakas accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Giakas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Giakas treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Giakas treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Major Depressive Disorder
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Dr. Giakas treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Giakas treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giakas treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Giakas treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Giakas' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

Dr. Giakas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Giakas

4.0

Based on 93 reviews

5 Stars
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(60)
4 Stars
8.602150537634408%
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3 Stars
5.376344086021505%
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2 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(3)
1 Star
18.27956989247312%
(17)

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Dr. Giakas has been a great help in turning things around in my life. I will recommend him to everyone.
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Dr Giakas and his staff are remarkable. They are very attentive to me needs. I saw immediate improvement in my health after two visits! I highly recommend Dr Giakas for mental health needs! The staff was also very helpful with processing my insurance!!
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Dr. Giakas is nothing short of phenomenal. It's taken me years to seek professional help and he soothed all my anxiety upon first impression. He understood me on a very personal level that I haven't found anywhere else. He is thorough, gentle, intelligent, and realistic. He found the perfect medications for me, which has truly increased my whole overall wellness. I am so thankful I made this step and found Dr. Giakas. He's changed my life for the better.
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I was able to see a staff person almost immediately and felt he was very helpful. Very reassuring and positive.
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Dr. Giakis has provided excellent care to me. He's extremely knowledgeable about medications. He listens carefully. Dr Giakis fits my requirements from a good provider, in that he is professional at all times, but caring and has a sense of humor. I even took my mother to Dr. Giakis. Plus he has good magazines.
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Very compassionate, I never feel rushed or like I’m “just a number”
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Have been very happy with this doctor for the past 20 years.
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The Doctor and staff are always pleasant and helpful.
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People are always friendly and very helpful
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Anita is very kind as a therapist and willing to listen, has great ideas for situations for what’s going on. She hold me accountable. If I am not willing to work she holds me accountable.
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Is a great place to go for psychiatric care. Staff is friendly and they have your best interests at heart.
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After a triple bypass that left me with a disability, losses, I was had mental health issues: I went to Rockford Medical Pychiatric services, seeking some relief from stress anxiety and depression. Angie Brechlin APN assessed me and prescribed the right types of medications, also referring me to Anita Thomas-Bua for counseling. Within 3 months, I felt somewhat back to “my old self” again. Cindy Brockway made me feel comfortable as a Segway with insurance. Nicole great with reminder calls,
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I feel that I have a disability and having that I do have a service dog which is aloud where ever I go and I came in the office several times with her and out the blue my counselor phone was getting blown up asking her to tell her client to remove my dog because he was allergic to dogs, and there might be others that might be allergic. Well I think it’s a bunch of lies..why wasn’t something said the first time I had brought her in..but other than that staff is supper nice. My councilor a sweeth
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I’ve had nothing but good things to say about this office, the front office women are super friendly and so, so helpful!!! I will continue coming here till they close shop??
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A talented psychiatrist! Happy a friend referred him to me and my family.
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Very rude, unprofessional and unethical staff and doctor. Not enough characters to properly describe the deception from whom I was suppose to be seen by, down to be excessively over-charged. They would have gotten by with it had I not kept such good records. Also, they do not protect your privacy, and in fact talk about other patients extensively in front of others. Staff laugh at patients in severe distress and doctor looks the other way as long as the money keeps rolling in.
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This place has been the worst place I have ever taken my buddy that had a break down in 2014, the staff was amazing at first he felt right at home until they told him that he would need to talk to two others before he is able to see the main Psychiatrist at first I found it strange because at his last place it was the therapist and psychiatrist in one I guess that where the catch was here, My friend suffers from Schizophrenia.
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I have nothing but positive things to say about Dr. Giakis and his staff. He has always been very professional, knowledgeable, and an attentive listener. On my first visit, I talked a mile a minute but he never missed a word. He actually took so many notes I thought his pen would run out. He is kind and patient, and takes time to explain things, ask questions and listen to mine. He is lucky to have an amazing, caring staff including Therapist Gena, and always warm and welcoming, Cindy and Peggy.
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Seeing Dr. Giakas has really helped me to get my medicines adjusted correctly and he is a great help with encouraging my mental and overall health! I would highly recommend him to anyone!
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About Me

Our goal at Rockford Psychiatric Medical Services is to combine compassionate mental health treatment with the most advanced medical treatment options available in order to effectively treat emotional suffering. 

Rockford Psychiatric...

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1992
Yale University Department Of Psychiatry
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Yale University School Medicine
Residency Hospital
1989
Greenwich Hosp Yale New Haven Hosp
Internship Hospital
1984
Rutgers Med Sch-Umdnj
Medical School
1980
Cornell University
Undergraduate School
1992
1992
1989
1984
1980

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