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Michael Friedman, MD, MAS



Dr. Michael Friedman is a board certified anesthesiologist who has been practicing since 2003. He completed his residency training in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Hospital for Special Surgery, where he focused on anesthesiology in various clinical settings, including orthopedics. Dr. Friedman is involved in quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives within the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management, concentrating on improving patient care through technology advancements.


Special Expertise

Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia

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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
National Association for Healthcare Quality
New York Association for Healthcare Quality


American Board of Anesthesiology


Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth, Dominica, 2000


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2001


Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2004


Regional Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2005

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of February 27, 2023, Dr. Friedman reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.