Our Surgeon

Dr. Bryan D. Friedman

Triple Board Certified Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon

After graduating from Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA with honors and a Bachelor of Science, he earned a Masters Degree in Biological Sciences from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Bryan Friedman then earned his medical degree from the nation’s top ranked osteopathic medical school, The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ. During his medical school training, he received the Alumni Book Award after achieving the highest GPA in his class. He then went on to complete an internship and dual residency in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ. ranked by US News and Today as one of the top hospitals in the region. His head and neck surgical rotation was completed at the world renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Dr. Friedman continued his surgical training by completing a fellowship in cosmetic surgery, earning his second board certification from The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. Most recently, he became a founding member, earning his third board certification from The American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery.


  • Education
    • Body Sculpting Center, Scottsdale, AZ.
      Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery, Matriculation July 2014
    • Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
      Otolaryngology/Head and Neck/Facial Plastic Surgery, June 2013
    • Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ.
      Transitional Internship, June 2009
    • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ.
      Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, May 2008
      Recipient, Alumni Book Award for highest student body GPA, 2005
    • Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
      Interdisciplinary Medical Science Program, July 2004
    • Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA.
      Bachelor of Science, Biology, May 2003
      Member, NCAA Scholar All-American Wrestling Team, 2001 and 2002
  • Publications and Research Experience

    Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. Presented at The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association Annual Conference, April 2016

    Friedman, BD, Borsand, M. Female Genital Cutting: An Ancient Practice Embedded in an Ever Evolving World. The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Volume 32. Number 1. 2015

    Female Genital Cutting: An Ancient Practice Embedded in an Ever Evolving World. Presented at The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Meeting, January, 2015.

    Intravenous Acetaminophen versus Intravenous Meperidine for Analgesia in Breast Augmentation. Presented at The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Meeting, January, 2015.

    In Office Functional Upper Lid Blepharoplasty. Presented at The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association Conference, November, 2014

    Friedman, BD, Downey, L. Balloon Dilation of Eustachian Tubes for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction. Submitted for publication, 2012.

    Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery: Operation Smile Case Presentation. Presented at St. Barnabas Medical Center Grand Rounds, November 2008.

    Investigator, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Developed and investigated the effects of blood glucose control and oxidative stress in the overall outcome of intensive care patients. 2005-06.

  • Certifications

    American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery
    Founding Member-2014

    American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
    Written & Oral Examination - 2014

    American Osteopathic Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck/Facial Plastic Surgery
    Written and oral Examination - 2014

    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
    COMLEX I, II, III – 2006, 2007, 2008

    National Board of Medical Examiners
    USMLE Step I, II – 2006, 2007

  • Volunteer Work

    Operation Smile, 25th Anniversary Mission, Barinas, Venezuela.
    Mission Volunteer, Participated in the surgical correction of cleft lips and palates, 2007

    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
    Infant Care Provider – Neonatology Ward, Provided neonatal care and parental education, 2003-2004

  • Professional Organizations

    American Medical Association

    American Academy of Surgeons

    American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

    American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

    American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    American Osteopathic Association

    Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association

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