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Geriatric Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatry

Rush University Medical Center

Inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services for seniors.

Services Offered

Psychiatric Assessment • Inpatient Psychiatry • Psychotherapy • Medication Management • Bereavement • Mental Health • Dementia Care


The Geriatric Psychiatry Program provides a full range of traditional and innovative treatments, including medication, intensive inpatient psychotherapy and outpatient support groups. Specialists work with patients and their families to conduct thorough and accurate mental assessments. A comprehensive medical assessment is also conducted to gain a clear understanding of any coexisting medical problems, such as congestive heart failure, arthritis or Parkinson's disease. An individualized treatment plan is then devised to meet the specific needs of the patient.

Services address a variety of issues older adults may face, including:

Click here to learn more about geriatric psychiatry services.


1653 W. Congress Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60612 41.8748864 -87.6691243

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Click here to view a list of accepted insurance plans.


  • Medicaid accepted
  • Medicare accepted
  • Private insurance accepted


  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Inpatient psychiatric services may be accessed through the Emergency Department. For inpatient referral appointments, call (312) 942-7046 (24/7).

To schedule an outpatient appointment, call (312) 942-5375, M-F 8:30am-4:30pm.

Clients must provide:

  • Photo ID
  • Insurance information

Other Locations

Rush University Medical Center: Emergency Department
Program Phone: (312) 942-5375
1653 W. Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60612
Geriatric Psychiatry Inpatient Referrals
Program Phone: (312) 942-5375
710 S. Paulina St., 8 South
Chicago, IL 60612
Geriatric Psychiatry for Outpatients
Program Phone: (312) 942-5375
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 955
Chicago, IL 60612