Evan H. Goulding, MD, PhD

Evan H. Goulding, MD, PhD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Psychiatry

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine - 1996
Residency:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2000
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2011

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Addiction Psychiatry (Certified)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

159 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

96 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

96 Reviews

March 30, 2022

5.0

Thoughtful and well prepared psychiatrist.

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March 14, 2022

5.0

He listens and actually hears and understands what you’re telling him.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

makes sure my prescriptions are up to date .

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February 09, 2022

5.0

He’s very attentive to my needs and side effects of medication. He genuinely cares if it’s working right and that the medication is compatible for my body. He’s the best!

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Dr Goulding is a pleasure to work with. He listens to my concerns and works very well with me when modifications to my medication is needed. I also appreciate that he doesn’t just push all kinds of medicines. He explains why a medication would be helpful or why it would not be a good choice.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

He puts you at ease. He is easy to talk to.

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January 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Goulding has taken very good care of monitoring my medications.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

He has a calm demeanor and a way of conveying that things can get better. I have been very picky about physicians but I have stayed with him since I met him, and I feel confident in his care.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

He gives helpful insights , and suggestions re handling problems …ex : suggestions for sleep problems !

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Very kind, attentive, and smart

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December 16, 2021

5.0

A big help!

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Nothing I can think of right now, but would recommend to anyone who needs a doctor.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

He’s a good listener and patient.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

I would definitely recommend Dr. Evan. He is always very fast and efficient. It does not matter what time of day he will be there for you.

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December 12, 2021

5.0

Very competent psychologist.

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October 28, 2021

5.0

I find Dr. Goulding to be a very empathetic doctor. He is also quite friendly, and precise in his follow up.

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October 24, 2021

0.0

He's insensitive.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

He listens to what you have to say and When you need things just to be the way they are, he listens

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October 18, 2021

5.0

I like him.

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October 13, 2021

4.0

It is extremely difficult to rate a psychiatrist after one visit but I think he was a good listener and asked relevant questions. This is a good start.

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September 04, 2021

5.0

He is easy to talk to. He listens to what you say.

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August 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Goulding offers helpful suggestions , is encouraging and open to discussions . He is also available to be contacted .

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August 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goulding listened to me when I answered his questions. He listened to me to determine the treatment I needed.

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August 01, 2021

5.0

Dr Goulding is very kind and takes time to talk to me and figure out what might work best for me. I really appreciate being under his care.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Id say 10, but he isnt God, you know? Only kidding.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

He is direct into the point, ask the pertinent questions and lets the system process when you dont need anything.

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July 21, 2021

5.0

My physician listens, provides recommendations, and options

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July 02, 2021

5.0

He is pleasant to speak to and he's very professional.

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June 29, 2021

5.0

dr. goulding helped me with an issue i have been struggling with.

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Needs no explanation

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June 21, 2021

5.0

My doctor cares and listens to me.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

He is patient and very comfortable to talk to

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May 25, 2021

5.0

Competent and compassionate care

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May 24, 2021

5.0

Explained above

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Fair & Honest.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Hes just a come reasoning voice that tells you what he thinks is going on, and tries to plot out a action plan for you to follow.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Helpful suggestions re dealing with challenges due to major life issues .

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April 22, 2021

0.0

Did seem like a helpful Doctor at all!

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

I think Dr. Goulding has been nice, he seems genuinely concerned about side effects and making sure the medication works well for you.

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April 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goulding is very caring and provides excellent care that has resulted in improvement.

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Listens to issues Asks relevant questions to clarify issues Discusses solutions with rationale for Why they may prove helpful

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March 22, 2021

4.0

Good guy. Reasonable approach.

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March 15, 2021

5.0

Caring, thorough, appropriately funny, and kind.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goulding breadth and depth of knowledge is exceptional. He listens very well and does a great job of answer questions and explaining things. I trust him.

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March 04, 2021

5.0

Dr. Goulding is an amazing provider who is attentive to my needs and how medication affects me. I highly recommend him

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March 03, 2021

5.0

I personally find Dr. Golding very practical he has a sense about them that is very familiar to me...a regional dialect so speak.

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February 18, 2021

5.0

Understand patient needs

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February 15, 2021

0.0

Dr. Goulding is demanding and pushy.

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February 08, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and spent the time with me to fully understand my concerns and individual situation.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

He is a great doctor and listens to your overall needs

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January 18, 2021

5.0

Hes wonderful.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

Excellent care on a continuous basis.

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January 11, 2021

5.0

the doctor animated but if there's any need for communication don't hesitate has made me feel extremely comfortable and if I need to reach out to some

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December 21, 2020

5.0

Very throughly helpful for my needs.

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December 10, 2020

5.0

Listens carefully as he methodically asks questions

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November 13, 2020

5.0

He is very understanding and gives me positive ad

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November 13, 2020

5.0

I'm very pleased with the service

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Very informative and honest

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October 29, 2020

5.0

He was very thorough in eliciting appropriate information necessary to understand my condition and propose appropriate treatment.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

really great

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October 25, 2020

5.0

He's extremely competent any genuinely cares about his patients.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Thoughtful, compassionate and competent care.

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October 19, 2020

5.0

A very caring and insightful psychiatrist. I have been seeing him for several years now and he has helped me with substance (alcohol), insomnia, depression and anxiety problems. I heartily recommend him to anyone with these types of issues.

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September 24, 2020

4.0

It took so long to get a psychiatrist that I'm not sure I would recommend NW Psychiatry.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

extremely experienced prescriber straightforward, approachable and highly qualified professional

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September 22, 2020

5.0

He is a very good psychiatrist he takes the time he looks you in the eye he conveys that he understands and that matters a lot to me

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September 22, 2020

5.0

So depends on what kind of care in-house I will go to rush but for most other care I go to Northwestern.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

He is very knowledgeable, extremely caring and someone I feel at ease speaking to about myself.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Excellent, compassionate and professional care.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

A perspicacious man who genuinely cares about his patients.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

A competent and caring staff at all levels.

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Dr is very understanding and goal directed. Not overbearing but uses great reason to guide my use of alcohol. Someone I can talk to.

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Very thorough. Very understanding, yet goal directed. I feel there is somewhere I can go to tell my bad feelings. Kind of a safety net.

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August 01, 2020

5.0

he is a good doctor.

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August 01, 2020

5.0

good care.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

I was very pleased with Dl. Goulding

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Very helpful with handling my prescriptions

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July 30, 2020

5.0

I had my initial conversation with Dr. Goulding this afternoon and found him to be very empathic, understanding, and easy to communicate with.

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July 30, 2020

5.0

I have always received great care from NM Psychiatry.

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July 30, 2020

5.0

Kind, listens to you and is very comprehensive

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July 23, 2020

5.0

I'm a new patient and so far he seems genuinely concerned about my mental health, he listens and give me the sense I am contributing to my treatment.

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July 23, 2020

4.0

They are experienced doctors who work with you.

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July 20, 2020

5.0

Great customer care and thoughtfulness

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July 20, 2020

5.0

His compassion and listening skills

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July 13, 2020

5.0

He listened. Not hurried

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Experienced professionalism.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Professional empathetic care.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Empathetic. Doable tasks to address issues.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

My psychiatrist was knowledgeable and caring. He took time to get to know me and my concerns and worked with me to make decisions about my treatment.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Although I'm satisfied with my care, it took more than 3 months to get an appointment as a new patient. It would've been helpful if the wait time was shorter.

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, and genuinely interested in my mental and physical well being. And communicates in a way I can easily follow!!

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June 22, 2020

4.0

Thorough, pleasant, professional

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June 18, 2020

5.0

The doctors are well informed , compassionate,helpful with their responses and suggestions .

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He's one of the most personable, easy-going, genuinely caring, and empathetic psychiatrists I've ever known.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctors.

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