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Gaurava Agarwal, MD

Gaurava Agarwal, MD

Psychiatrist

M.D, Psychiatrist

Dr. Gaurava Agarwal

is a board-certified psychiatrist with a special interest in mood disorders, ADHD, schizophrenia, addiction, positive psychiatry, and healthcare professional wellness.  Currently, he is an instructor in both the Departments of Medical Education and Psychiatry at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  He serves as the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Psychiatry for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  He also serves as an inpatient unit director for Stone Institute of Psychiatry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  He is the course director for a professionalism and wellness course for medical students called “Personal Transition to the Profession.”

Dr. Agarwal is a nationally recognized educator who has won the prestigious Association for Academic Psychiatry Junior Faculty Award and is the first psychiatrist to win the George H. Joost Award for outstanding clinical teacher from Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine.  He has served as a co-investigator on multiple clinical trials for cutting edge pharmaceuticals studying the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.  Dr. Agarwal has been published in peer reviewed journals and presented national workshops on issues of physician and medical student burnout, resilience, engagement, and professionalism.

  • M.D., Psychiatrist, Positive Sobriety Institute.
  • Inpatient Unit Director for Stone Institute of Psychiatry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Faculty Appointments

  • Instructor in both the Departments of Medical Education and Psychiatry at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Psychiatry for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • Course Director for a professionalism and wellness course for medical students called “Personal Transition to the Profession.”

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Awards/Honors/Distinctions:

  • Won the prestigious Association for Academic Psychiatry Junior Faculty Award.
  • First psychiatrist to win the George H. Joost Award for outstanding clinical teacher from Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • Served as a co-investigator on multiple clinical trials for cutting edge pharmaceuticals studying the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
  • Published in peer reviewed journals and presented national workshops on issues of physician and medical student burnout, resilience, engagement, and professionalism.

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Highlights

  • Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, Illinois adjacent to beautiful Lake Michigan and accessible via two international airports located just 30-45 minutes away.
  • Our Medical Director, Daniel Angres, MD, is triple board certified in addiction medicine, psychiatry and neurology and addiction psychiatry.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute offers ambulatory and aligned-inpatient detoxification, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient therapy (IOP), independent living and addiction after care programs.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute specializes in expert-delivered addiction assessment, rehabilitation and recovery services to highly motivated professionals and others who fit our milieu.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute's amenities include swimming (pool / spa), exercise physiology, tennis, walking, yoga, and acupuncture.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute's convenient downtown Chicago location is conducive to serving a myriad of client ancillary clinical needs, such as eating disorder treatment, specialized treatment and 12 step programs for other compulsive behaviors and other behavioral problems.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute offers first-class dining and cuisine within walking distance to the program.
  • Positive Sobriety Institute provides deluxe accommodations, facilities & rooms.
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