Dr. Argumedo is available for in-person and video attorney consultation. She observes COVID19 safety protocols if indicated.

Monica Argumedo, M.D.

Forensic Psychiatrist, ABPN
Psychiatrist, ABPN
350 S. Northwest Highway
Suite 300, Park Ridge, IL 60068
psych@maforensicpsych.com
(847) 656-5349
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Forensic Psychiatrist, ABPN
Psychiatrist, ABPN

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350 S. Northwest Highway, Suite 300, Park Ridge, IL Chicago Area National

Board-Certification and Licensure

Board-Certified in General Adult Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, June 2010-Current. Certificate 6111
Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, June 2011-Current. Certificate 1817
Illinois Medical Licensure: 036123835

Professional Experience

2011 – Current

Monica Argumedo, MD, Forensic Psychiatrist, Private Practice. Greater Chicago metropolitan area, IL.
Forensic assessments and reports regarding civil legal matters, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, return to work and Firearm Owner Identification reinstatement.

Qualified and testified as an Expert Witness in over 40 cases.

2023 – Current

Park Dietz & Associates, Affiliated Panelist
Forensic Psychiatry

Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, National Practice
Dr. Argumedo practices in Chicago, IL and nationally.

2018 – Current

Rush University Medical Center / Rush Oak Park Hospital. Chicago, IL / Oak Park, IL

  • Consult-Laison Psychiatry for Rush Oak Park Hospital
  • Clinical Psychiatrist, Patient Care. Treating hospitalized patients with behavioral health disorders at Rush Oak Park Hospital, Also, a weekly outpatient clinic treating patients who suffer from behavioral health conditions.
  • Educator to patients, family members, physician colleagues, and hospital staff, medical students, and residents regarding behavioral health conditions in a medical setting, and psychiatry and the law.
  • Medical and Psychiatric Oversight; consulting doctor to colleague physicians at Rush Oak Park Hospital.

2011 – 2018

AMITA Health/ Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital and St. Alexius Medical Center, Acute Care Hospitals, Hoffman Estates, IL

  • Clinical Psychiatrist, . Patient care, treating hospitalized patients with behavioral health disorders at Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center
  • Director, Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry Service, 2012-2016
  • Director, Access Department, Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, Patient entry point psychiatric assessment, 2012-2016
  • Educator to patients, family members, physician colleagues, and hospital staff regarding behavioral health conditions in a medical setting
  • Supervise and collaborate with Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Medical and psychiatric oversight; consulting doctor to colleague physicians at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital.

2016 – Present

eQHealth Solutions, Inc., Lombard, IL

Physician peer-to-peer reviews of psychiatric services provided throughout Illinois.

2009 – 2011

Cook County Criminal Courts / Office of the Chief Judge, Chicago, IL

Forensic Psychiatrist

Forensic evaluation and reports of findings, rendered professional opinions in the areas of competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, conditional release, and understanding of Miranda rights for Cook County Criminal Courts.

Faculty Appointments and Teaching Experience

2018 – Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Sept. 2015

“Update in the Management of Alcohol Withdrawal.”
Continuing Medical Education Presentation, Internal Medicine Department, Alexian Brothers Medical Center

May 2012

“Decision-Making Capacity”
Continuing Medical Education Presentation, Internal Medicine Department, Alexian Brothers Medical Center

2007-2008

Georgetown University Hospital

“Introduction to DSM-IV Diagnosis”
Course for First Year Psychiatry Residents
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Education

Medical and Post-Graduate Education
Forensic Psychiatry Fellow, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2008-2009)
Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (2007-2008)
Resident in Psychiatry, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC (2004-2008)
Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign (2004)
Bachelor of Arts, English/Pre-Medical Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1996)

Presentations

Sept. 2018

“Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder and Treatment“
Invited Speaker
Rush Oak Park Hospital Classes and Events

Sept. 2017

“Posttraumatic Stress Disorder“
Invited Speaker
Power & Cronin, LTD, 2017 Annual Medical-Legal Seminar

2013 – 2015

Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee
Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital

Sept. 2015

“Update in the Management of Alcohol Withdrawal.”
Continuing Medical Education Presentation
Internal Medicine Department, Alexian Brothers Medical Center

May 2012

“Decision-Making Capacity”
Continuing Medical Education Presentation
Internal Medicine Department, Alexian Brothers Medical Center

Mentorship to Psychiatry Residents

2007-2008

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Clinical Supervision of:
First and Second Year Psychiatry Residents
Acting Interns in Psychiatry Clerkships and Junior Medical Students
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC

Publications and Awards

Mack AH, Barros M., Forensic Psychiatry. In: Galanter M and Kleber H, eds: American Psychiatric Press Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 4th Edition. American Psychiatric Press, Inc: Washington, DC, 2008. (M. Argumedo, M.D. is co-author aka M. Barros)

String of Pearls Award, for excellence in teaching medical students in Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine Class of 2009, Washington, DC

Professional Affiliations

American Psychiatric Association | American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law