Dr. Carmen D. Chase, MD
Phychiatrist | Psychiatry403 W Virginia Ave Normal IL, 61761
Dr. Carmen Chase is a psychiatrist practicing in Normal, IL. Dr. Chase is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Chase diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Chase may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Chase treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
University of Kansas School of Medicine Medical Degree 1998
University of Wales in Great Britain 1998
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
- Bipolar Disorder
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Carmen D. Chase, who serves patients in Springfield, Illinois.
A doctor of the mind, Dr. Chase focuses on treating the overall mental well-being in patients and is capable of diagnosing and treating the various types of mental illness. Her areas of interest include general adult psychiatry, medical and psychiatry overlay, and mood disorders.
In her official capacity, she tends to patients at Memorial Physician Services – Vine Street, which is a part of Memorial Medical Center.
Founded in 1897, Memorial Medical Center is a 500-bed non-profit teaching hospital in Springfield, Illinois. It offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services with a mission “to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.”
Before embarking on her professional journey, Dr. Chase earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Kansas State University. She then went on to obtain her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1998 before serving a combined residency in internal medicine and psychiatry at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield in 2003.
Since September of 2004, Dr. Chase has been serving as a staff psychiatrist at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Illinois. In July of 2007, she was named Medical Director of the Mental Health Unit.
Licensed to practice medicine in Illinois, she is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the professions of psychiatry and neurology.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.
On a more personal note, Dr. Chase enjoys family life, arts, theater, bike riding, and crafts.
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