About Dr. Freije

Dr. James Freije has gained standing as an otolaryngology scholar, clinician, and public health advocate during his two-decade career. Dr. Freije has served as a professor at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey College of Medicine, State University New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, and Medical College of Wisconsin. Having presented on a number of topics in addition to publishing journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Freije has worked diligently to share his knowledge of medicine with other professionals in his field. As a clinician, he has cared for patients at more than a dozen hospitals since 1991. Dr. James Freije currently works at Mount Nittany Physician Group in State College, Pennsylvania, as an Associate of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, treating adults and children.

Interested in promoting public health, Dr. James Freije has served on a number of committees and groups to enhance the welfare of the community. Dr. Freije’s current contributions include his service as a Liaison Representative at the Mount Nittany Health System Board since 2009. He also has worked on the Committee for Physician’s Health with the Pennsylvania Medical Society since 2005.

Active in his profession, Dr. James Freije has maintained membership with the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American Head & Neck Society, American College of Surgeons, and Society of University Otolaryngologists-Head and Neck Surgeons. Presently, Dr. Freije belongs to the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Dr. James Freije built his solid medical skills through an extensive education. Dr. Freije studied biology at Villanova University and medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Completing his internship and residency at University of Vermont Medical Center, he fulfilled additional training during a fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (now the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center).