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Jerrold Frank Rosenbaum, MD


  • Phone: 617-726-3482
Department of Psychiatry
Clinical Interests
Anxiety disorders
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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Dr. Rosenbaum is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on mood and anxiety disorders, with a special emphasis on pharmacotherapy of those conditions. His research contributions include extensive participation in the design and conduct of clinical trials of new therapies, the design and implementation of trials to develop innovative treatments for major depression, treatment resistant depression, and panic disorder, studies of psychopathology including comorbidity and subtypes, and studies of longitudinal course and outcomes of those disorders.

Dr. Rosenbaum has authored more than 300 original articles and reviews and has published 12 books. He currently serves on 12 editorial boards of professional journals or newsletters. A particular research interest has been ongoing longitudinal studies of children at risk for anxiety disorders and depression, which has sought to understand risk and protective factors for later psychopathology, including early temperamental features, genetic variations and brain imaging differences.

Dr. Rosenbaum's clinical and consulting practice specializes in treatment resistant mood and anxiety disorders, and he consults extensively to colleagues on management of these conditions.

Dr. Rosenbaum received his undergraduate degree from Yale College and his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship in Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

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Lecturer highlights value of diversity

MGH Hotline 4.29.11 During his April 13 lecture in the Ether Dome, Price Cobbs, MD – an internationally recognized psychiatrist and management consultant – encouraged audience members to reflect on what diversity means both to them and their organization.

Psychiatry launches Center for Diversity

Members of the Department of Psychiatry celebrated its newly established Center for Diversity during a May 21 ceremony in the O’Keeffe Auditorium.

Visiting Day sheds light on mental illness

Seeking to shed light on mental health issues and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness, nearly 120 physicians, patients, families and supporters gathered June 8 for the fourth annual Visiting Day event, hosted by the MGH Leadership Council for Psychiatry.

A Compass for Navigating the Mental Health Journey in Troubled Times

Although many people affected by the economic downturn could benefit from mental health treatment and services, two factors typically discourage them from seeking help: the stigma often associated with mental health conditions, and the feeling of not knowing how to find the right mental health care providers, information, and services. A web site ( recently re-launched by Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry addresses both of these issues.

Psychiatry Associates-Inpatient Consult
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Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3482
Fax: 617-726-2688

Psychiatry Associates-Inpatient Consult
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3482
Fax: 617-726-2688

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