Jennifer Haak

Jennifer L. Haak

Jennifer L. Haak MD

UBMD Psychiatry


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychiatry

Accepting new patients by referral only

Professional Summary:

Dr. Haak is a faculty member in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Division of Community Psychiatry. She supervises medical students, residents and fellows in child/adolescent psychiatry evaluation and treatment. She also provides medical leadership and clinical service for several outpatient programs including a specialized OCD treatment clinic and Intensive outpatient program. Dr. Haak has also been the co-founder of a grant funded in home psychiatric treatment program for the past 4 years providing in home psychiatric services to those in need. Her interest in schools has taken a new shape after being part of a day treatment program she is interested in public health and has begun school consultative services which are newer in the Buffalo area and surrounding regions. Her scholarly interests are in the realm of psychotherapeutic intervention and in factors affecting early career development in child psychiatry, along with service implementation and bringing mental health services to the underserved.


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents

Physician Gender:



Kaleida Health - Children‘s Psychiatric Clinic
1028 Main St.
Buffalo, New York 14202
Phone: 716-859-5454
Accepting new patients by referral only

Center for Advanced Psychiatry
University Psychiatric Practice, Inc.
4955 North Bailey
Suite 130
Amherst, New York 14226
Phone: 716-835-1246
Fax: 716-835-0396
Accepting new patients by referral only

Insurance Accepted:
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Medicare
  • Nova
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)

Education and Training:

  • Certificate, MATE ACT’S training requirements for prescribing controlled substances (2023)
  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University at Buffalo (2006)
  • MD, MD, University at Buffalo (2001)
  • BA, Geneseo, Magna Cum Laude (1997)

Awards and Honors:

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS)Inductee (2023)
  • Outstanding Contributions to Medical Student Education (2022)
  • Honorable Mention: Gold Foundation Pearl Birnbaum Hurwitz Humanism in Healthcare Award (2022)
  • Recognizing Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2022)
  • Outstanding Achievements in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Service Award (2018)
  • Outstanding Achievements in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Education (2010)
  • Frieda-Fromm Reichman Award (2007)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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