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Faith Frieden

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
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  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology


  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Residency, OB/GYN
    Mount Sinai Beth Israel

  • Fellowship, Maternal/Fetal Med.
    NYU Medical Center


    Dr Faith Frieden is a native New Yorker, who earned her MD degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, completed her Ob/Gyn residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, and her Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at NYU Medical Center. She is board-certified in Ob/Gyn and MFM, and has been named as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and NY Magazine. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, a Member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and a Senior Member of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.
    Prior to coming to Mount Sinai West, she was the Director of MFM, Medical Director of the Antepartum Testing Center, and Chief of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Englewood Hospital & Medical Center.
    In addition to her clinical interests in ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis, she is a leader in quality and safety in obstetrics, having served in leadership positions on Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement, and Peer Review committees on a departmental and institutional level.
    In her current role as Medical Director of Labor & Delivery at Mount Sinai West, she works closely and collaboratively with nursing to oversee quality, safety and appropriateness of patient care on the Labor & Delivery unit.


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    Dr. Harold Lamport Prize for best thesis in biomedical research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1983

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    Best Doctors, New York Magazine, annually 2002-2015

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    Top Doctors - New York Metro Area, Castle Connolly Guide, annually 1999-2015


The Shirodkar operation: A reappraisal. Am J Obstet Gynecol 1990; 163:880-3..;.

Successful pregnancy with isolated herpes simplex encephalitis: Case report and review of the literature. Obstet Gynecol 1990; 75:511-13..;.

Antepartum Care, Conn's Current Therapy 2000; pp 979-85. Rackel, RE, ed. WB Saunders Co..;.

Antepartum Care, Conn's Current Therapy 2006; pp 1223-30. Rachel, RE and Bope, ET, ed. Saunders Elsevier..;.

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Dr. Frieden did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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