Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

    Overview

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a procedure used to treat severe, chronic depression. It is typically used on patients who experience hallucinations, delusions, or suicidal thoughts, after other treatments have failed to have the desired effect.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Dorcas Adaramola, MD

    Internal Medicine, Psychiatry
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1700 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Keisha Powell, MD

    Child and adolescent psychiatrist Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Santosh Shrestha, MD

    Director, Psychiatry Residency Program, Division Chief, Adult Psychiatry Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Kari Wolf, MD

    Chair of the Department of Psychiatry Psychiatry
    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.