Psychiatrist in Chicago, Illinois Dr. Karen Escobar Almeida, Psychiatrist

License: MD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatrist in Chicago, Illinois Dr. Karen Escobar Almeida, MD

Dr. Karen Escobar Almeida, MD

Dr. Karen Escobar Almeida Dr. Karen Escobar Almeida is a board-certified Psychiatrist in Illinois who has been practicing since 2016. She completed her Psychiatry Residency at the Icahn School of Mount Sinai in NYC and completed her fellowship in functional medicine at the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. Dr. Escobar Almeida offers a unique blend of psychiatric expertise and functional medicine knowledge, enabling her to provide personalized, evidence-based treatment for a wide range of mental health conditions.

Dr. Escobar Almeida’s holistic approach considers both psychotropic and natural medicine, fostering a compassionate and individualized healing journey. Dr. Escobar Almeida finds fulfillment in providing comprehensive care across the entire adult lifespan, with a particular focus on geriatric patients. Understanding the complexities of aging, Dr. Escobar Almeida integrates traditional psychiatric treatments with alternative therapies tailored to meet the specific needs of her geriatric patients. She recognizes that mental health issues in the elderly can be influenced by a myriad of factors, including biological changes, social isolation, and comorbid medical conditions.

Her treatment plans are tailored to each client’s specific needs and preferences. Dr. Escobar Almeida approaches each client with empathy, understanding, and a commitment to collaborative care. Together, you can work towards achieving your mental health goals and enhancing your overall well-being. Dr. Escobar Almeida looks forward to embarking on this therapeutic journey with you.

Outside of her professional life, Dr. Escobar Almeida is passionate about spending quality time with her dogs and cherished family members. These moments of connection and relaxation help her maintain a healthy work-life balance and recharge her energy to provide the best care to her clients.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Pathways (Amita Health)
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)
  • Unicare (Healthlink)
  • Zelis (HFN Network Solutions)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Therapy


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English
  • Spanish



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Dr. Karen Escobar Almeida. You can also call 312-761-4726 to have someone assist you.

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