Specialty Pharmacy
Insight Chicago’s on-site specialty pharmacy works closely with healthcare providers to supply a wide range of prescription medications, including treatments for complex conditions.
At Insight Chicago, our goal is to give every patient we see exceptional care and help them get better with convenient, personalized service. To meet the needs of our patients, Insight offers on-site specialty pharmacy services staffed by highly-trained pharmacists and technicians. In addition to specializing in a wide range of medications, including rare and custom medications to treat complex medical conditions, our specialty pharmacy team coordinates with healthcare providers, offers patient education and resources, and provides 24/7 support to ensure specialty medications are handled and used correctly.

Insight Chicago’s specialty pharmacy team is dedicated to improving the quality of life and care for our patients through the management and distribution of prescription medications. Managing and treating complex health conditions can be complicated, which is why we work closely with patients and physicians to coordinate pharmacy services, provide education and resources, and simplify processes. Our services include: 

  • Education by highly-skilled pharmacists
  • 24/7 onsite pharmacy access
  • Physician consultations and coordination
  • Prescription and safety management

Specializing In Patient Care and Well-Being 

In order to provide exceptional patient care, Insight Chicago’s specialty pharmacy services coordinate the distribution and management of prescription medications, including specialty medications for complex conditions. Unlike traditional pharmacies, our team is on-site and works closely with physicians and patients to provide outstanding clinical outcomes through education, management, and monitoring of prescription medications. 

  • Specialty pharmacies carry a wide range of medications, including drugs unavailable in community pharmacies. 
  • The FDA requires certain medications to be prescribed and dispensed by certified doctors and pharmacists. 
  • Specialty pharmacies are dedicated to providing one-on-one service and education for patients and healthcare teams.
  • Specialty pharmacy services are available 24/7 at licensed and certified healthcare facilities. 

Our highly-skilled pharmacists support patients in managing and treating:

  • Infectious Disease
  • Cancer
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis 
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) 
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Neurology 
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Migraine Disorders

What to Expect at Your First Appointment

Many people feel anxious about their first visit with a behavioral health professional, and this is completely normal. Our staff will ensure you are comfortable, safe, and feel open sharing your background and what brings you into therapy or treatment. Be prepared to discuss topics such as how long you have been experiencing symptoms, how you are caring for yourself and managing stress, and your goals for treatment. 

This is also your opportunity to ask questions and learn what you can expect during treatment. Some questions you may consider include:

  • How long will treatment last?
  • What is your approach to treatment?
  • What should I do if I experience a mental health emergency?

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately. 

Our specialty pharmacy pharmacists and technicians are committed to putting patients first by providing personalized service and one-on-one communication. For more information about specialty pharmacy services at Insight Chicago, please contact us today. 

Specialty Pharmacy Services

24/7 Access to Specially-Trained Pharmacists & Technicians

Patients who depend on specialty medications have access to personalized care and support at our Chicago hospital.

Prescriptions for Complex & Chronic Medical Conditions

Specialty pharmacists are trained in preparing and managing specialty medications to address complex and chronic diseases or conditions

Improved Patient Outcomes

On-site specialty pharmacy services allow physicians to expedite patient care, treat uncommon conditions, and improve patient outcomes.

Coordination of Information Among Providers

Specialty pharmacists coordinate care with physicians and healthcare teams to ensure the appropriate use of complex medications.

Patient Care Management

Advanced patient care management allows pharmacists to assess health needs and social determinants to improve medication efficacy.

Contact Insight Chicago Specialty Pharmacy Today

Insight Chicago’s Specialty Pharmacy is dedicated to your health and wellness. If you or a loved one require prescription medications, including medications used to treat rare or complex health problems, we can help. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

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Dr. Ahmad Elakil

Chief of Neurosurgery

Dr. Ahmad Elakil, M.D., MBA, FRCSC is the chief of neurosurgery at Insight Hospital and medical center. He is a board certified neurosurgeon.He completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Calgary in Canada, followed by a neurosurgical-oncology postgraduate training at the University of Miami. During his residency, Dr. Elakil completed his Masters of Business Administration at Cornell University. He was awarded the Social Butterfly Award that year.

Dr. Elakil uses minimally invasive neurosurgery, a state-of-the-art procedure, to provide his patients with the best outcome and shorter recovery time. He specializes in treating tumors, neck pain, lower back pain, and spine surgery.

Dr. Elakil was cited in many prestigious national and international neurosurgical journals. He was awarded more than twenty awards in national and international neurosurgical meetings. Dr. Elakil is committed to using his expertise in neurosurgery to provide concise, compassionate, and effective care to his patients.

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