Dr. William F. Puga, MD is a compassionate, enthusiastic and skilled psychiatrist. If you are seeking a practitioner with good bedside manner and medication expertise, Dr. Puga is a good fit for you.
Dr. Puga graduated from Medical School for the University of Illinois, Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine. His post graduate training occurred at Lutheran General Hospital, where he specialized in General Psychiatry. He later acquired an additional specialty at the Medical College of Virginia, specializing in Child Psychiatry. Dr. Puga’s areas of interest and expertise include bipolar across the life span, complex psychopharmacology, depression, anxiety, medical and psychiatric combined complications.
Dr. Puga has over 25 years of experience and is ﬂuent in English and Spanish. He also has limited ﬂuency in French and Portuguese. He is a lifetime diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has extensive experience consulting with School Systems and providing care in both inpatient and outpatient settings. He has served as unit medical director in multiple hospitals and various settings including adult and adolescent partial hospitalization programs, residential units, child and adolescent inpatient units, and Streamwood Behavioral Health Center’s Advanced Child Treatment unit. He was chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. He has served as a medical director of a community mental health center and also served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and instructor through Rush University and St. Louis University. While in those rolls, he has taught medical students and residents and mentored nurse practitioner students. He lectures widely and has served as a child psychiatry consultant to primary care physicians in rural communities. He has been on consulting boards of juvenile justice court and graduate school. He has had multimedia exposure through news interviews domestically and internationally and has been invited for clinical appearances on TV and radio talk shows. He has been published in a professional journal and co-authored a chapter in a medical text.
Dr. Puga accepts Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and private pay cases only at this time.
Dr. Puga practices in both our Inverness, Illinois 60067 location and our Algonquin, Illinois 60102 location and the surrounding areas which include:
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
Barrington, Illinois 60010
Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047
Palatine/Kildeer, Illinois 60074
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169
Rolling Meadows, Illinois 60008
Schaumburg, Illinois 60194
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192
Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60173
Schamuburg/Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60195
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
Carpentersville, Illinois 60110
Lake In The Hills, Illinois 60156
Huntly, Illinois 60142
Cary, Illinois 60013
Carpentersville, Illinois 60118
Gilberts, Illinois 60136