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Staff

Dr. Andrew Pundy: Dr. Pundy is a board-certified psychiatrist on staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and maintains a private practice in Park Ridge, Illinois. With over 30 years of clinical experience, he has had extensive training and experience in providing a comprehensive, integrated, and culturally-sensitive approach to psychiatric care. Dr. Pundy specializes in the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of anxiety, depression, dissociative identity disorder, conversion disorder, and benzodiazepine addiction. He treats both adolescents and adults. Dr. Pundy is known […]

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Testimonials

“Dr. Pundy is a fabulous doctor! He never lets me down. When I need an emergency appointment, he always fits me in! He always expresses much care and concern for his patients. Never a complaint!” – Sue Y.  

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Benzo Addiction

Benzodiazepine Addiction & Recovery (click HERE to read the full article) Benzodiazepines (“benzos”) are psychoactive drugs that are widely prescribed for anxiety, insomnia, and seizures. Some of the most common benzodiazepines include Xanax (alprazolam), Klonopin (clonazepam), Valium (diazepam), Ativan (lorazepam), Rohypnol (flunitrazepam), Dalmane (flurazepam), and Librium (chlordiazepoxide). Benzodiazepines work by enhancing the effect of a neurochemical called gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA). This enhanced GABA activity results in sedative, sleep-inducing, muscle relaxing, anti-anxiety, and anticonvulsant effects, similar to the effects of […]

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Meeting Your Needs

We are here to treat your emotional, behavioral, and psychiatric needs with an emphasis on compassion, care, professionalism, and mutual respect. We value your time and make every effort to ensure prompt appointments and minimal waiting times. We are also here to help you with any insurance or financing questions that you may have. Dr. Pundy himself will see you for each and every visit, including your initial evaluation, follow-up appointments, and emergency visits. Each appointment is through and involves […]