About Seanra Kalil
Seanra Kalil, PA-C, is one of the skilled providers on the team at A Ray of Hope: Great Lakes Institute of Neurology and Psychiatry. As a physician assistant, Seanra focuses on providing comprehensive and compassionate care to help those she treats confront mental illness and achieve outcomes that improve the quality of their lives. She helps patients at the practice's location in Libertyville, Illinois.
After receiving her Master of Arts degree in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago/Rush University, Seanra began her career as an art therapist. While working with patients who had incurred brain and spinal cord injuries, she decided to further her education in healthcare and went back to school to become a physician assistant.
Seanra attended the Cook County Physician Assistant Program, the first PA program in Illinois. Since graduating in 2002, she has gained experience working in several medical specialties, including gastroenterology, otolaryngology, immunology, and orthopedics.
Seanra is certified with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and is licensed in Illinois. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA).
For the last three years, Seanra has enjoyed clinical research, serving as an investigator for numerous trials focusing primarily on MDD, bipolar disorder, insomnia, and Tourette syndrome. She is also adjunct faculty at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program, assisting with applications, interviews, and
Seanra states she is grateful for the opportunity to be part of the team at A Ray of Hope, where she can offer patients the most up-to-date treatment options and practice evidence-based medicine.
In her free time, Seanra still loves doing art, primarily graphic design and photography. She lives in Winnetka with her husband and two teenage boys and designed their school logo.