Dr. Jacob Venter, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Male • Age 56

  
Dr. Venter

Cambridge Health Alliance

1493 Cambridge St Cambridge, MA 02139

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(617) 591-6300

Dr. Jacob Venter, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of The Orange Free State in 1987 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.


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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Venter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Venter treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Venter treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Suicidal Ideation
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Dr. Venter treats Suicidal Ideation more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Venter treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Venter treats Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Venter treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Venter's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Jacob Venter, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of The Orange Free State in 1987 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

Harvard Med School
Fellowship Hospital
Maricopa Integrated Health
Residency Hospital
University Of Stellenbosch
Residency Hospital
1987
University Of The Orange Free State
Medical School

Awards