Podiatry Captain of the TCS New City Marathon
- Academic Appointment, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and Department of Surgery at Weill-Cornell Medical Center
- President, Division IX, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (2011-present)
- Podiatry Captain, TCS New York City Marathon (2008-present)
- Peer Reviewer, Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association and Foot and Ankle Specialist
- National Lecturer and Noted Clinical Researcher
- Doctorate, New York College of Podiatric Medicine
- Chief Resident, The Mount Sinai Hospital Podiatric Surgery Residency Program
- Fellowship, Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery & Research, Weil Foot & Ankle Institute, Chicago IL
- Board Certified, Foot Surgery and Board-Qualified, Reconstructive Rearfoot & Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
Interests and Community Involvement
Dr. Fridman has a special interest in the field of complex diabetic wounds, bioengineered alternative tissue grafts, acute and chronic tendon injuries, and reconstructive foot surgery. He has authored several scientific papers on reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, heel pain, diabetic wound healing, and tendon injuries. He has lectured nationally and internationally on congenital pediatric deformities, running injuries, and diabetic wounds, and is currently involved in a number of research studies on the diabetic foot, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis and the use of implants in foot surgery.
Dr. Fridman takes pleasure in spending time with his wife and two children. He also appreciates live music and enjoys attending concerts with friends.