Dr. Jacob Venter, MD

Dr. Jacob Venter, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jacob Venter, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry doctor who practices in Cambridge, MA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

1493 Cambridge St

Cambridge, MA 02139

Contact Information

(617) 591-6300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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ADHD and-or ADD
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more than 53% of peers
Suicidal Ideation
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more than 51% of peers
Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
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more than 46% of peers

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Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • 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
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation
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Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Venter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Venter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Venter to family and friends
3.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Venter's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Dr. Venter accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Venter has admitting privileges

Phoenix Children's Hospital
1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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