Highly regarded and sought after in his field, Dr. Ikar Kalogjera is known for his work and care in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. He is an honorary staff member at Aurora Psychiatry Hospital, and also works for an adult, child and adolescent psychiatry private practice in Wauwatosa, Wis. Additionally, he has also authored a book, “Hospital and Community Psychiatry,” as well as scholarly articles and book chapters.
Born in Croatia, Dr. Kalogjera earned his medical doctorate from the University of Zagreb, in Zagreb Croatia. He arrived in the United States in 1972 to begin his residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin, after which, he completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati.
In 1976, Dr. Kalogjera worked at a private practice in Illinois, and before becoming the Director of the adolescent, in-patient unit at the Medical College of Wisconsin a few years later. In 1981, he began working at a private practice for adult, child and adolescent psychiatric patients.
In addition to his work at a private practice, Dr. Kalogjera distinguished himself and shared his plethora of knowledge within his field as a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He began at the institution in 2001 and concluded his work in this role in 2020. He is also the founder and leader of the Milwaukee Group for the Advancement of Self Psychology, and a member and fellow of a number of industry-related associations. He maintains affiliation with:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
American Board of Addiction Medicine
Outside of his medical career, Dr. Kalogjera is a contributing member of the Croatian Community in Milwaukee, Wis. as well as a consulting physician for the Jewish Family Services and Lutheran Social Services.