Robert McPherson, PA-C

Robert McPherson, PA-C - Physician Assistant, Orland Park, IL


Robert McPherson is a dedicated and compassionate certified physician assistant in Relief’s Orland Park, Ill., clinic. He brings a holistic approach to patient care and his specialization in the administration of SPRAVATO® (esketamine), an FDA-approved prescription nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression and depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder and acute suicidal ideation or behavior. 

With a career spanning over a decade, Robert’s journey in healthcare has been marked by a commitment to understanding and addressing the unique needs of each individual. He firmly believes in treating the person behind the diagnosis, aiming to provide comprehensive and empathetic care that goes beyond just alleviating symptoms. His compassionate approach has garnered him a reputation for effectively working with individuals struggling with mood disorders, especially treatment-resistant depression and anxiety.

Robert’s experience extends to providing essential care to medical providers and first responders, recognizing the distinctive challenges they face. He has a deep understanding of the psychological toll that demanding professions can take and is dedicated to offering tailored support to those who serve their communities under significant stress.

His commitment to serving diverse populations is evident in his involvement with the Phoenix Area Indian Health Service during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Serving the local Native American population in Arizona, Robert’s efforts highlighted his dedication to making a positive impact on underserved communities in times of crisis.

Robert earned a Master of Medical Science in physician assistant studies from Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz., and a Bachelor of Biological Sciences from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb, Ill. 

Outside of his profession, Robert is a well-rounded individual with diverse interests. He enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, and playing hockey. His love for food and retro-gaming adds creativity to his life, further emphasizing his holistic approach to personal well-being.

Robert is a dedicated advocate for mental health and holistic patient care. His extensive experience, compassionate approach, and commitment to understanding the unique needs of each patient make him a trusted healthcare professional at Relief Mental Health.

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