Meet the Doctor

Fareha N. Malik, M.D.

Dr. Fareha N. Malik is a cognizant psychiatrist with an excellent principle in the practice of psychiatry; mindfulness and conscientiousness are ingrained in Dr. Malik’s constitution. As a mother of two, Dr. Malik understands that parents are the best advocate for their children, thus she works with parents cooperatively to establish optimal treatment. Dr. Malik’s extensive background, warm demeanor and an attentive ear are a perfect fit for patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety and bipolar, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic, post traumatic stress disorder, phobias, oppositional defiant disorder, childhood behavioral and psychiatric disorders. She respects and recognizes the uniqueness of each patient therefore tailoring the treatment according to each patient’s need.

Dr. Fareha N. Malik completed her internship at the Harvard Medical School South Shore Psychiatry Program. She then completed her residency in psychiatry at the University of Toledo Medical School, along with a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Toledo Medical School. Dr. Fareha N. Malik holds double-board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry and in general psychiatry. She is one of the few psychiatrists in the northern Illinois area who has specialized training in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Fareha N. Malik opened doors at Advanced Psychiatry of Elgin in 2012 and has been in practice for over 16 years.

Dr. Malik provides compassionate care to patients in the northwest suburban Chicago areas; she is also effective in treating her patients to make positive changes in their lives. Further, in addition to providing long-standing empirically validated treatment, she is also trained and certified to provide new age treatments such as TMS.

Professional & Academic Achievements

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✓ Chief Resident Award in Child Psychiatry- 2001, 2002

✓ Five Year Honoree Award – Patient’s Choice Award – 2016, 2017, 2018

✓ America’s Most Honored Professionals Award – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

✓ Sharad T. Multani Award for Outstanding Clinical Care in Child Psychiatry – 2001, 2002

✓ Patient’s Choice Awards – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

✓ Most Compassionate Physician Awards – 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

✓ Top 10 Doctor State Awards – 2014

✓ On Time Doctor Awards – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

✓ Best of Elgin Awards for Mental Health Service – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

✓ The Leading Physicians of the World Award

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2130 Point Blvd., Suite 200 Elgin, IL 60123 847.783.0307