Dr. William J Giakas MD Psychiatrist

Dr. William Giakas is a psychiatrist in Rockford, Illinois and is affiliated with OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 4 doctors at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry, Forensic, Geriatric

Clinical Interests: Bipolar Disorder, Combination Drug Therapy, Depressive Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Hospital Affiliation

OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Yale University School of Medicine
Residency, Psychiatry, 1988–1992

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1988

Cornell University
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1980–1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 21 years in Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 19 years in Geriatric Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 15 years in Forensic Psychiatry

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Should we treat depression with drugs or psychological interventions? A reply to Ioannidis.
Davis, J. M., Giakas, W. J., Qu, J., Prasad, P., Leucht, S.

Risperidone treatment for a Tourette's disorder patient with comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Giakas, W. J.

GABAergic mechanisms in nucleus tractus solitarius alter blood pressure and vasopressin release.
Catelli, J. M., Giakas, W. J., Sved, A. F.

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