Lucyna Maria Puszkarska, Adolescent Psychiatrist
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Lucyna Maria Puszkarska

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

5420 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago IL, 60630


Lucyna Maria Puszkarska, MD, is an outstanding psychiatrist in Chicago, Illinois, where she works alongside Dr. S. J. Puszkarski. She was born and raised in Krakow, Poland. Dr. Puszkarska expressed a great deal of interest in mathematics and medicine. She eventually decided to pursue her passion in medicine, and attended medical school at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Dr. Puszkarska had a great love for kids and specialized in pediatrics. She moved with her family to Chicago, Illinois and decided to also specialize in Psychiatry. She completed the Adult Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Chicago and afterwards the Child, Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. Following her training, Dr. Puszkarska entered private practice and worked at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center where she eventually became the Vice Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Chairman of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Puszkarska became the Medical Director at Riveredge Hospital in Forest Park, Illinois where she currently works. Dr. Puszkarska's experience, academics, and leadership has brought an unprecedented level of quality to the clinical programs at Riveredge Hospital. She has been known to have a comprehensive and compassionate approach to psychiatry by her colleagues. She also maintains professional memberships with the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Education and Training

Jagiellonian University Medical College

University of Chicago

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Provider Details


Areas of expertise and specialization

Child and Adolescent PsychiatryMedical Director

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local Teaching -
  • Taught Residents -
  • Chief medical officer Riveredge Hospital 2009 - 2017
  • Cheif Medical Officer Riveredge Hospital 2009 - 2017


  • Best Student at Krakow High School   
  • Friend of Krakow High School Award   
  • Chairman of Psychiatry at Presence Health   


  • University of Chicago


  • Child Psychiatry at the University of Chicago

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Strong family support, commitment to child and adolescents, hard work, love of patients and her passion for the profession.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Traveling With Family, Gardening

Lucyna Maria Puszkarska's Practice location

Child,Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

5420 N Milwaukee Ave -
Chicago, IL 60630
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