About Becca Brendel, MD

Dr. Rebecca W. Brendel is a psychiatrist in the Consultation Psychiatry Service and Outpatient Department at MGH. She is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Brendel is a graduate of Yale College, where she majored in Philosophy and earned distinction in the major. She is an honors graduate of both the University of Chicago Law School and Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Brendel completed her medical internship at Brigham and Women's Hospital and her adult psychiatry residency at Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals. She completed a forensic psychiatry fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2004, and served as the Edmond J. Safra Faculty Fellow in Ethics at Harvard University during the 2006-2007 academic year. Dr. Brendel is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with added qualifications in Psychosomatic Medicine and Forensic Psychiatry, and is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.

Departments, Centers, & Programs:



Psychiatry-Outpatient Services
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Phone: 617-724-9575
Fax: 617-726-7541

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
151 Merrimac Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-4714
Phone: 617-643-6090
Fax: 617-643-6077

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Forensic Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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