Dr. Darren Friedman
Dr. Darren J. Friedman is a Board Certified Orthopedic-Sports Medicine surgeon who specializes in sports-related injuries of the shoulder and knee with a focus on minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical methods. He was born and raised in Montclair, N.J.; earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University where he graduated with Honors. While at Cornell he competed on its NCAA Division I men’s varsity soccer team.
Dr. Friedman earned his M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. While in medical school he was awarded the RWJ Summer Research Fellowship for his work in Orthopaedic Surgery. He came to New York City for his training in Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center – University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
He furthered his training in Boston as a Harvard Shoulder Fellow and at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City as an AO Trauma Fellow. Dr. Friedman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is also an attending surgeon at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and Midtown Surgery Center.
Dr. Friedman specializes in treating complex problems of the shoulder and elbow. He has extensive experience in arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic shoulder stabilization, arthroscopic nerve decompression, joint preservation, tendon transfers, shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, knee arthroscopy, meniscal repair, all inside ACL reconstruction, and sports medicine.