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Jeffery Friedman, M.D.

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Dr. Jeffery Friedman

Chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery
The Methodist Hospital

Deputy Chief of Service, Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Methodist Hospital

Associate Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Methodist Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine

6560 Fannin Street
Scurlock Tower, Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77030
713-441-6106 – Physician’s main office
713-441-5023 – Center for Restorative Pelvic Medicine
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Dr. Friedman currently serves as Chairman of the Division of Plastic Surgery at The Methodist Hospital and Associate Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at The Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College of New York, an affiliate of The Methodist Hospital. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Friedman received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and his Doctor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Friedman’s clinical interest is in plastic surgery, both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. His research interests include the areas of Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Restorative Pelvic and Genitourinary Surgery, Correction of Congenital Breast and Pelvic Anomalies, Microsurgery and Minimally Invasive Aesthetic Surgery.

Dr. Friedman is a much sought after lecturer and educator at state, national and international meetings. He has authored and co-authored several original papers in multiple peer reviewed journals as well as several book chapters in the field of plastic surgery. His many honors and awards include, “Best Doctors in America” for 5 consecutive years (2005-2009), Outstanding Clinical Teaching Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine (2009) and Honorees, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in 2006. He serves on the Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and on the Board of Golfers Against Cancer. Dr. Friedman is also an active member of numerous professional societies and is currently serving as President for the Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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Medical School

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


  • University of Illinois Affiliated Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL


  • University of Illinois Affiliated Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Areas of Excellence

  • Vaginal/perinenal reconstruction, reconstruction after cancer resection, post radiation wound complication of the perineum and congenital vaginal deformities
  • Plastic surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Aesthetic surgery


  • Initial Recipient, Excellence in Teaching Award, Plastic Surgery Residents Division of Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 1996
  • Best Journal Article on Aesthetic Surgery titled: "Mammography and Reduction Mammoplasty" Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation, 1999
  • Inside Houston Magazine, One of the Top Doctors in Houston, 2000-2005
  • Guide to Top Doctors, Top Doctors in Plastic Surgery, 2001-2004
  • Cronin Award, Best Resident Paper, 2005
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons Titled: "Viability of Performing the Prophylactic Mastectomy and Oophorectomy With Immediate Breast Reconstruction", 2005
  • Texas Monthly Magazine, Texas Super Docs Selection, 2005, 2006
  • Honored, Best Doctors in America, 2005, 2006
  • Honorees, 2006 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, April 2006
  • Texas Magazine, Top Doctor for Women, 2006

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  1. Friedman, J.D., Fabre, J., Netscher, D., and Jaksic, T. Treatment of Acute Neonatal Vascular Injuries: The Utility of Multiple Interventions. J. Pediatr. Surg. 34:940-945, 1999.
  2. Friedman, J.D., and Dinh, T.A. Reconstruction of the Perineum, Semin. Surg. Oncol. New York, Wiley, 2001.
  3. Friedman, J.D. Vaginal Reconstruction. Handbook of Plastic Surgery, editor, Greer SE. Thieme, New York, 2004.
  4. Hankins, C., Friedman, J.D., "A Seven-Year Experience in Utilizing the Latissimus Dorsi Myocutaneous Flap for Bilateral Breast Reconstruction", Annals of Plastic Surgery 2007.
  5. Friedman, J.D. "Reconstruction of the Perineum", Chapter 72, p708. Grabb & Smith Plastic Surgery, 6th edition. Editors: Thorne CH, Beasley RW, Aston SJ, Barlett SP, Gurtner GC, Spear SL. 2007

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