(847) 656-5349 psych@maforensicpsych.com

Monica Argumedo, M.D.

Forensic Psychiatrist, ABPN
Psychiatrist, ABPN

350 S. Northwest Highway, Suite 300

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Email : psych@maforensicpsych.com

Tel :  (847) 656-5349

350 S. Northwest Highway, Suite 300, Park Ridge, IL     Chicago Area     National

BOARD-CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

Board-Certified in General Adult Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, June 2010. Certificate 6111.

Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, June 2011. Certificate 1817.

Illinois Medical Licensure: 036123835

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018-Current

Rush University Medical Center / Rush Oak Park Hospital,
Chicago, IL / Oak Park, IL
Consult-Laison Psychiatry for Rush Oak Park Hospital

Rush Medical College
Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry
Member, Medical Admissions Committee

Patient Care, hospitalized patients with behavioral health disorders at Rush Oak Park Hospital, Also, a weekly outpatient clinic treating patients who suffer from behavioral health conditions.

Educator to patients, family members, physician colleagues, and hospital staff, medical students, and residents regarding behavioral health conditions in a medical setting, and psychiatry and the law.

Medical and psychiatric oversight; consulting doctor to colleague physicians at Rush Oak Park Hospital.

2018-2019

Thrive Counseling Center
Oak Park, IL

Psychiatrist

2011-2018

AMITA Health/ Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and St. Alexius Medical Center, Acute Care Hospitals, Hoffman Estates, IL

Psychiatrist

Director, Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Service, 2012-2016

Director, Access Department, Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, Patient entry point psychiatric assessment, 2012-2016

Patient care, hospitalized patients with behavioral health disorders at Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center

Educator to patients, family members, physician colleagues, and hospital staff regarding behavioral health conditions in a medical setting

Supervise and collaborate with Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Medical and psychiatric oversight; consulting doctor to colleague physicians at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital.

Forensic assessments and reports regarding civil legal matters, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, return to work and Firearm Owner Identification reinstatement.

2016-Present

eQHealth Solutions, Inc., Lombard, IL

Physician peer-to-peer reviews of psychiatric services provided throughout Illinois.

2009-2011

Forensic Clinical Services

Cook County Criminal Courts / Office of the Chief Judge, Chicago, IL

Forensic Psychiatrist

Forensic evaluation and reports of findings, rendered professional opinions in the areas of competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, conditional release, and understanding of Miranda rights for Cook County Criminal Courts.

Qualified to testify as an expert witness in over 40 cases.

POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Forensic Psychiatry Fellow, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2008-2009)

Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (2007-2008)

Resident in Psychiatry, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (2004-2008)

EDUCATION

Doctor of Medicine University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign (2004)

Bachelor of Arts English/Pre-Medical Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1996)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND PRESENTATIONS

2018-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Sept. 2018

Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder and Treatment

Invited Speaker

Rush Oak Park Hospital Classes and Events

Sept. 2017

Posttraumatic Sress Disorder

Invited Speaker

Power & Cronin, LTD, 2017 Annual Medical-Legal Seminar

2013-2015

Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital 

Sept. 2015

Update in the Management of Alcohol Withdrawal.”

Continuing Medical Education Presentation

Internal Medicine Department, Alexian Brothers Medical Center

May 2012

Decision-Making Capacity”

Continuing Medical Education Presentation

Internal Medicine Department, Alexian Brothers Medical Center

2007-2008

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Psychiatric Inpatient Service

 

“Introduction to DSM-IV Diagnosis”

Course for First Year Psychiatry Residents

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Clinical Supervision of:

First and Second Year Psychiatry Residents

Acting Interns in Psychiatry Clerkships and Junior Medical Students

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDS

Mack AH, Barros M., Forensic Psychiatry. In: Galanter M and Kleber H, eds: American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4th Edition. American Psychiatric Press, Inc: Washington, DC, 2008. (M. Argumedo, M.D. is co-author aka M. Barros)

String of Pearls Award, for excellence in teaching medical students in Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine Class of 2009, Washington, DC

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Psychiatric Association

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

 

Fluent in Spanish

 

 

 

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