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Meet the Doctor

Kenzie Kitcharoen, M.D. - Psychiatrist

Education and ExperiencesKenzie Kitcharoen, M.D.

  • Loyola University, Chicago B.A.
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, M.D.
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Psychiatry Residency
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry

Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Kitcharoen is passionate about her work and believes that it is a privilege to care for those with mental health care needs. Aside from being devoted to providing high quality psychiatric service with comprehensive assessment, precise diagnosis, and evidence based treatment, Dr. Kitcharoen highly values the collaborative nature of the patient-doctor relationship. She aims to develop a genuine and meaningful partnership with her patients by promoting communication and availability. She makes it a priority to provide adequate education to patients so that they are well informed of their conditions and treatment options. Questions from patients are encouraged, and their concerns are taken seriously and are sensitively addressed. Also, Dr. Kitcharoen makes herself directly available to manage patients' needs in a timely manner. Patients will have direct access to her for any after hours or weekend emergencies.

Areas of Focus

  • Mood Disorders: bipolar disorders and broad spectrum of depressive disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders: including generalized anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, specific phobias, post traumatic stress, obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Adjustment Reactions in high functioning individuals who faces difficult challenges in their work and personal lives
  • Women’s Mental Health: including premenstrual dysphoric disorder, pre-conception counseling for women with affective disorders contemplating pregnancy, psychiatric medications during pregnancy, peri/postpartum depression and/or anxiety, mood changes with peri/postmenopause
  • Eating Disorders