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The psychiatric practice of
Syed I. Ali, M.D. and
Fatima Z. Ali, M.D.

About Us

DuPage Mental Health Services, Ltd. is a private practice specializing in psychiatry. Syed I. Ali, M.D., and Fatima Z. Ali, M.D., are a husband and wife team, and have been in practice for the past 30 years.

Specialties

  • Eating disorders
  • Depression and Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety disorders (including PTSD, OCD, and Social Phobia)
  • Women’s issues (including postpartum depression, PMS, menopause, pregnancy and lactation)

Fatima Z. Ali, M.D.

Fatima Z. Ali, M.D. is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. She is Clinical Director of the Outpatient Program and Co-Director of the Eating Disorder Program at Linden Oaks Hospital.

Dr. Ali is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Ali’s clinical interest revolves mainly around women’s emotional problems, including eating disorders, Postpartum Depression, Premenstrual Dysfunction, Menopausal Syndrome, Seasonal Affective Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety and Depression.

Dr. Ali was the recipient of Resident of the Year Award in 1988, the Faculty of the Year Award in 1990 and also a recipient of Certificate of Appreciation for Clinical Supervision of Medical Students of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, in 1998. Dr. Ali is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Illinois Psychiatric Society.

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Eating disorders

Syed I. Ali, M.D.

Syed I. Ali, M.D. is Clinical Director of DuPage Mental Health Services, Ltd. He is also a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL.

Dr. Ali is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in Psychiatry. He is an Attending Psychiatrist at Linden Oaks Hospital and Edward Hospital, Naperville, Illinois.

Dr. Ali has been court appointed as an expert in the field of Forensic Psychiatry in more than 400 cases, having testified in Cook, Will, Livingston, McHenry, LaSalle and DuPage Counties. He has been court appointed on issues related to insanity defense, fitness to stand trial, custody, divorce proceedings, guardianship and other areas of psychiatry involving legal matters.

Dr. Ali has long been involved with clinical research. He was a Principal Investigator in a five-year study gathering data on Treatment Refractory Depression (TRD) sponsored by Cyberonics, Inc., which was recently completed.

Dr. Ali has given more than 200 presentations to doctors, pharmacists, and other professionals in a variety of fields. He has appeared on television shows and is frequently referenced in the news media.

Dr. Ali is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Illinois Psychiatric Society, and American Academy of Psychiatry and Law.