Dr. Friedman graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA. before getting his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, NJ. He went on to specialize in otolaryngology by undertaking a transitional internship and residency in Otolaryngology/Facial Plastics/Head and Neck Surgery at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ. He also completed rotations in Head and Neck Surgery at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.
Besides his educational and experiential background, Dr. Friedman has also written and publish numerous scientific papers in the areas of eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), cleft lip and palate surgery, eustachian tube dysfunction, among others.
Friedman, BD, Scharf, R. Medical, Surgical, Osteopathic and Holistic Treatment Modalities for the Oral Cavity, Pharynx, Salivary Glands, Temporal Mandibular Joint and Esophagus. Submitted for publication, 2011.
Friedman, BD, Mazzoni, T, Scharf, R. Respiratory Distress secondary to Thyroglossal Duct Cyst. Presented at American Osteopathic Academy of Otolaryngology Conference, July 2009.
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.
American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery-Facial Plastic Surgery
Written Board Examination – 2013
In-service Exam – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Oral Board 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
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
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
American Medical Association
American Academy of Surgeons
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
American Osteopathic Association
Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association