Last edited 12/11/2023

Ashok Nagella MD

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Dr. Ashok Nagella is an ABPN Board Certified Psychiatrist that specializes in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has been in practice for 20 years in various settings from inpatient to outpatient psychiatry, has supervised and taught psychiatry residents and medical students, and has worked with a very diverse clientele from private practice settings to community mental health. Dr. Nagella grew up and attended school in the Chicago area. He attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee for his Doctor of Medicine degree then completed his Adult Psychiatry residency at Loyola University Medical Center followed by Fellowship specialty training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Institute for Juvenile Research. He believes strongly in a holistic approach which involves complementing traditional psychiatry with education about the healthiest lifestyle habits (nutrition, exercise, and sleep hygiene among other habits) to optimize health.




Medication Management

General Expertise





Bipolar disorder

Child mental health

Sleep & insomnia issues

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

In-Network Insurance


Cigna EAP


Duly Health and Care DuPage

Evernorth Health Services


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)


  • Illinois, Medical Doctor, 36105578


Medical College of Wisconsin

Loyola University Medical Center

Loyola University Medical Center

University Of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

Online Therapy

Office at 1007 Church Street, Evanston, IL

Frequently Asked Questions About Ashok Nagella, MD

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Ashok Nagella, MD, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Ashok Nagella accepting new clients?

Yes, Ashok Nagella is accepting new clients for online therapy in Illinois and in-person appointments at 1007 Church Street, Suite 312, Evanston, IL, 60201.

Does Ashok Nagella accept insurance?

Yes, Ashok Nagella accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna EAP, ComPsych, Duly Health and Care DuPage and Evernorth Health Services.

Does Ashok Nagella offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Ashok Nagella offers in-person appointments at 1007 Church Street, Suite 312, Evanston, IL, 60201.

Does Ashok Nagella offer online therapy?

Yes, Ashok Nagella offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Illinois.

How quickly can I see Ashok Nagella?

Ashok Nagella typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Ashok Nagella speak?

Ashok Nagella conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Ashok Nagella online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Ashok Nagella online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.