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Michael Friedman, MD, MAS

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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

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

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

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.