Jacob L. Freedman, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist practicing medicine in both The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and The State of Israel where he maintains a private practice in Jerusalem. He is a graduate of The University of Massachusetts Medical School, and The Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program where he was Chief Resident of Inpatient Psychiatry and the recipient of The Henry G. Altman Award for Excellence in Medical Education.

Dr. Freedman was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and has received multiple awards for medical education. He has published academic articles in journals including The American Journal of Psychiatry, The Harvard Review of Psychiatry, and The British Journal of Psychiatry. He has presented research at The American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting, given grand rounds at Harvard Medical School, and is a respected public speaker on topics spanning medicine, ethics, and Jewish thought.

Dr. Jacob L. Freedman
Dr. Jacob L. Freedman

Dr. Freedman runs a private practice providing psychopharmacology and psychotherapy services as well as forensic psychiatry consultations. Additionally, Dr. Freedman is active as an organizational consultant and is proud to serve in both leadership and advisory roles with healthcare and technology companies.

Dr. Freedman is the author of a weekly column in Mishpacha Magazine and is recognized as an expert in the treatment of mental illness within the Jewish community. Letters of approbation (e.g. Haskamos) are available from Rav Asher Weiss Shlita, Rav Noach Orlowek Shlita, and Rav Yitzchak Berkovits Shlita as well as from Rav Eliyahu Maimon Shlita of The Israeli Rabbinate.

Haskamot (Approbations)

“Dr. Freedman is an exceptional psychiatrist and a true physician.”

— Professor Ze’ev Yaakovson
Former Chair of Internal Medicine and Director, Shaare Zedek Medical Center

“Dr. Freedman is known to me as a professional who takes serious responsibility for helping his patients.”

— Rabbi Eliyahu Maimon
Director, Department of Agunot, Israeli Rabbinate

“He has been a highly effective psychiatrist, both in his diagnosis and interaction with the patient.”

— Rebbetzin Rena Orlowek
Executive Director, Project Tvunot

“I highly recommend Dr. Yaakov Freedman, we have been happy with his work.”

— Rabbi Gil Elmaleh, Ph.D.
Dean of Students, Yeshivat Torat Shraga

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