Sogand Ghassemi, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

EDUCATION

Medical Degree: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
Board Certification: General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Ghassemi is originally from the Chicago area. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago and she completed her medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She travelled to the great state of Minnesota where she completed both her Adult Psychiatry residency and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Ghassemi served as a co-chief fellow during her final year at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Ghassemi believes it is a privilege to be trusted by patients and their families during a time when they are most vulnerable. She believes to effectively treat mental health disorders it is important to utilize evidenced based medicine and a physician-lead collaborative care approach to fully address and understand the underlying biological, psychological, and social factors impacting patients and their families.

Dr. Ghassemi has a broad clinical practice experience in psychiatry that includes work with developmentally diverse patient populations. In addition to treating children and adolescents, she has expertise in treating mood and anxiety disorders that affect women during pregnancy and post-partum period.

She is committed to helping struggling patients and families to improve overall function, reach their full potential, and get back on their developmental trajectory.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

AACAP
APA
ASAM
Marce Perinatal Psychiatry Society

Additional Info

Children, Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes

SPECIAL CLINICAL INTEREST

Mood Disorders
Anxiety
Depression
Perinatal Psychiatry
Substance Use