Meet Our Psychiatrists!

Dr. Sarah R Florence, MD
Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Sarah R Florence

Dr. Florence was born and raised in Chicago on the north side of the city. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Classics at Washington University in St. Louis before attending medical school at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, IL. She completed her adult psychiatry residency training at Rush University Medical Center. From there, she went on to do a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, where she served as chief fellow. Dr. Florence is board certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Florence’s child and adolescent training has given her a thorough understanding of how specific developmental issues might affect a particular child’s mental health and treatment needs. Dr. Florence has experience treating a wide variety of conditions, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, ADHD, other behavior disorders, and autism spectrum disorders. She has a specialty interest area in eating disorders and has worked in various intensive care settings for eating disorders patients at Insight Behavioral Health Center in Chicago.

 

Dr. Florence can be reached by phone at 630.718.0717