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Frederick Friedman, Jr.

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology


  • MD, S.U.N.Y., Health Science Center

  • Residency, OB/GYN
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Appointments by phone only.
    Dr. Ricky Friedman received his Bachelor's of Arts cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical doctorate from SUNY Downstate Medical Center where he was awarded the Ronge Prize for Obstetrics and Gynecology. Upon completion of his Residency in Ob-Gyn at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, he joined the full-time faculty where he has served as the Director of Medical Student Education and Director of Obstetrics.

    After thirteen years, he joined the voluntary staff, and is in private group practice. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and is the Director of Resident Research and Director of Appointments and Promotions in that department.
    He has several peer-reviewed publications and has authored textbook chapters concerning both Obstetric and Gynecologic topics.


Ayalon RD, Friedman F Jr.. The effect of sleep deprivation on fine motor coordination in obstetrics and gynecology residents. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2008; 199: 576.e1-576.e5.

Friedman F Jr. Labor and delivery. In: Obstetrics and gynecology pearls of wisdom. Somkuti, SG (ed) . Boston Medical: 2001 ;.

Beilin Y, Friedman, Jr F, Andres LA, Hossain S, Bodian CA. The effect of the obstetrician group and epidural analgesia on the risk for cesarean delivery in nulliparous women. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2000 Sep; 44(8): 959-964.

Wieland D, Friedman F Jr. Comparing two dinoprostone agents for preinduction cervical ripening at term: a randomized trial. J Reprod Med 1999; 44: 724-728.

Friedman F Jr, Copperman AB, Brodman M, Et Al . Perinatal outcome following embryo transfer in ovum recipients: a comparison to standard IVF. J Reprod Med 1996; 41: 640-644.

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Dr. Friedman, Jr. 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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