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Sub Specialty:
Neurovascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, MA

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March 08, 2017

Dr. Friedlander treated my wife for an aneurysm, and the treatment included open brain surgery. The actual emergency was an awful experience, but the doctor and his staff were able to explain the treatment and recovery in a way that allowed me to understand the situation and make good decisions with regard to her care and recovery.

March 01, 2017

It's always nice to got to these appointments when all of the staff I have ever encountered have been awesome!

January 04, 2017

This was my first visit and it was very informative and explanation of how we are going to approach treatment for my condition

December 07, 2016

came in with a concern to get to Hilman where my wife was getting results of a petscan from two oncologists. The staff took me in immediately. Dr Friedlander came in right away and was so sympathetic. it was fabulous. Theyvwere so attentive.

November 23, 2016


October 19, 2016

always excellent care from doctor and staff. They care about my health and getting me in to be seen in a timely manner.

October 12, 2016

Dr. Friedlander performed surgery on me. He did a wonderful job. I traveled from Erie PA to see him. His staff was great. They were very thorough with explaining the surgery. I'm very pleased with the outcome!

October 05, 2016

very good doctor with experience and good education.

September 21, 2016

I do not have any complaints. Feel very fortunate to be cared for by the Presby neurological department.

September 21, 2016

Dr. Friedlander is a wonderful doctor, and I have the utmost confidence in him. I feel very fortunate to be his patient!