Dr. Freedman graduated from Yale College and Yale Medical School. He was a National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program Fellow while at Yale. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry, and has served the Board as an examiner in evaluating practicing psychiatrists seeking Board certification. He received the life-time achievement award for advancing the use of technology in psychiatry from the American Association of Technology in Psychiatry, and is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, where he is a supervising Attending Physician in the Mood UCLA Disorders Clinic. He founded healthPiper.com to provide convenient, effective, and affordable treatment for depression and anxiety using prescription medications.
Dr. Freedman has lectured internationally and published in numerous scientific journals. As a leader in new developments in psychiatry, his work has received substantial media coverage including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Today Show, Good Morning America, NPR, and the BBC.