Michael A. Jenike, MD

Michael A. Jenike, MD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Professor of Psychiatry


Dr. Michael Jenike is the founder of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute at McLean Hospital and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Clinic and Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Jenike is recognized as a world-renowned researcher, having published over 200 articles on obsessive compulsive disorder, geriatric psychopharmacology, and neuroimaging in psychiatric disorders. He is currently the principal investigator of an OCD longitudinal family study that seeks to examine the clinical, genetic, imaging and neurocognitive areas of this disorder. His research and clinical interests involve the development, assessment and treatment of OCD and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Education & Training

  • 1967 BS, Tufts University
  • 1969 MS, University of Massachusetts
  • 1978 MD, University of Oklahoma
  • 1996 MS (Honorary), Harvard University
  • 1978-1979 Intern in Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma
  • 1979-1981 Resident in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1981-1982 Chief Resident, Consultation-Liaison, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 1989 Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
  • 1979-1982 Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • 1982-1983 Ethel Dupont-Warren Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 1979 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 1984 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Phone: 617.726.6766
Office Address: Massachusetts General Hospital - East, 13th Street, Building 149, 9th Floor, Charlestown, MA