Richard A Frieden, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Specialty:Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
Dr. Frieden is Medical Director of the Amputation Specialty Program and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, where he began his career twenty-nine years ago. His areas of specialization include helping to prevent leg amputation, the treatment of people with recent amputations as well as those who already wear prostheses, the elderly, musicians, and other performing artists. Dr. Frieden graduated from New York Medical College and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University Medical Center. He plays harmonica, guitar, and keyboards. He has published and lectured widely in his field.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Amputation Of The Foot Or Toe
- Amputation, Above-The-Knee
- Below-The-Knee Amputation
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cerebellar Vascular Accidents
- De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
- Difficulty Walking
- Forearm Muscle Strain
- Hip joint replacement
- Joint Replacement
- Knee Replacement
MD, New York Medical College
MS, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Residency, Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center
Macron D, Frieden R. Limb Orthoses. In: Spinal Cord Injury, Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference. New York, Demos Medical; 2010. pp136-137.
Macron D, Frieden R. Spinal Orthoses. In: Spinal Cord Injury, Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference . New York, Demos Medical; pp180-181.
Frieden R. The Geriatric Amputee. Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2005; 16: 179-195.
Ragnarsson K, Schechtman J, Frieden R. Lower-Limb Orthoses. In: O'Young B, Young M, Stiens S, editors. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Secrets (2nd Ed.) Revised for Third Edition Puiblished 2008. Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus, Inc.; 2002. pp572-576.
Frieden R. Geriatrics and Rehabilitation Medicine: Common Interests, Common Goals. Mount Sinai J Med 1999; 66: 145-151.
Theme issue on rehabilitation medicine, Mount Sinai J Med . Mount Sinai J Med 1999; 66: 137-205.
Strauss E, Bartlett C, Casden A, Digiovanni G, Frieden R, Hahn M, Karas E, Plate A, Sweet S. Orthopaedic Geriatrics . In: Tallis R, Fillit H, Brocklehurst J, editors. Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (5th Ed.) . Edinburgh, Churchill Livingstone/Harcourt Brace; pp1189-1223.
Frieden R. Conservative Management of Neck Pain. Mount Sinai J Med 1994 may; 61: 197-203.
Frieden R, Gordon W. Early Rehabilitation After Stroke. In: Advances in Stroke Rehabilitation. BOSTON, ANDOVER;.
Frieden R, Ryniker D, Kenan S, Lewis M. Assessment of Patient Function After Limb-Sparing Surgery. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1993; 74: 38-43.
Frieden R. Conservative Management of Low Back Pain. Mount Sinai J Med 1991 March; 58: 97-100.
Frieden R, Ahn J, Pineda H, Minutoli F, Whelan E. Venous Plethysmography Values in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1987; 68: 427-429.