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Oren Friedman, MD

Oren Friedman, MD Physician

Director, Facial Plastic Surgery Associate Professor of Clinical Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken:

  • Hebrew

Dr. Friedman is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Oren Friedman

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2012-2017

Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013-2014

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Otorhinolaryngology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Otolaryngology, 2003

Additional Certification:

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Lift
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Deviated Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Drooping Eyelid (Ptosis)
  • Ear Pinning Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Nasal Surgery
  • Eye Lift
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Face Lift Surgery (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Lesions
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Facial Nerve Grafts
  • Facial Nerve Rejuvenation
  • Facial Paralysis
  • Facial Peels
  • Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)
  • Mid-Face Lift
  • Nasal Airway Problems
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Bleed
  • Nose Reconstruction Surgery
  • Nose Surgery - Cosmetic
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Thyroid Eye Disorders

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital


American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery , Local American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, National American Board of Otolaryngology, ABO, National American Medical Association, National Guest Examiner, Oral Examination, American board of Otolaryngology, Local Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology, Local Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology , Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Senior Examiner, Oral Examination, American Board of Otolaryngology, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Friedman is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Kovacevic M, Friedman O, Riedel F, Wurm J: Management of the Cephalically Malpositioned Lower Lateral Crus in Aesthetic Rhinoplasty Facial Plast Surger : 2017.

Friedman O, Cekic E: Functional Rhinoplasty Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am : 2017.

Wang LL: Update on Injetables in the Nose Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg : 2017.

Thoms WW, Bucky L: Injectables in the Nose: Facts and Controversies Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am : 2016.

McLaughlin EJ: Surgical Repair of Nasal Septal Perforations Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg : 2016.

Ghosh A: Surgical Treatment of Nasal Obstruction in Rhinoplasty. Clin Plast Surg : 2016.

Friedman O: The Conchal Cartilage Buggerfly Graft Facial PLast Surg : 2016.

Brody RM, Thomas WW, Lyman R, Gandy I, Mohanraj B, Meloni G, Dodge GR: Optimizing manipulation of Septal Cartilage for Reconstructive Rhinoplasty Applications Poster Presentation, Combined Otolaryngology Section Meeting - American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery : 2016.

Cannady SB, Friedman O, Chalian AA, Newman JG, Cook T: Reconstruction of the naso-orbital-ethmoid (NOE) complex using the osteocutaneous radial forearm flap (OCRFF) Otolaryngol Head Neck Surger : 2015.

Brody RM, Lyman R, Gandy I, Mohanraj B, Friedman O: Optimizing Manipulation of Septal Cartilage for Septorhinoplasty PCMD Scientific Symposium : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine Washington Square
800 Walnut Street
18th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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