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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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Oren Friedman

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2012-2016

Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties


  • Otorhinolaryngology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Otolaryngology, 2003

Additional Certification:

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Deviated Septum (Septoplasty) Surgery
  • Drooping Eyelid (Ptosis)
  • Ear Pinning Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Nasal Surgery
  • Eye Lift
  • Eye Tumors
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • 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
  • 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, National American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, National American Medical Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Friedman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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:

Cannady S, Wax M, Newman J, Friedman O: Osteocutaneous Radial Forearm Flap Reconstruction for Naso Orbital Ethmoid Defects. American Academy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL : 2014.

Friedman O: The Nasal Valves Nasal Physiology and Pahtophysiology of Nasal Disorders : 2013.

Yilmaz M, Eskiizmir G, Friedman O: Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America 20 (4): 473-81,2012.

Petersson RS, Recker CA, Martin JR, Driscoll CL, Friedman O: Identification of Congenital Auricular Deformities During Newborn Hearing Screening Allows for Non-Surgical Correction: A Mayo Clinic Pilot Study. Intl Journal Pediatric Otorhinolaryngol 76 (10): 1406-12,2012.

Friedman O, Koch CA, Smith WR: Functional Support of the Nasal Tip Facial Plastic Surg 28 (2): 225-30,2012.

Saleh AM, Younes A, Friedman O: Cosmetics and Function: Quality-of-Life Changes After Rhinoplasty Surgery Laryngoscope 122 (2): 254-9,2012.

Powell B, Younes A, Friedman O: Evaluation of the Midforehead Brow-Lift Operation Arch Facial Plast Surg 13 (5): 337-42,2011.

Deroee AF, Younes A, Friedman O: External nasal valve collapse repair: the limited alar-facial stab approach. Laryngoscope 121 (3): 474-9,2011.

Koch CA, Archibald DJ, Friedman O: Glabellar flaps in nasal reconstruction. Facial Surg Clin North Am 19 (1): 113-22,2011.

Koch CA, Friedman O: Modified back-to-back autogenous conchal cartilage graft for caudal septal reconstruction: the medial crural extension graft. Arch Facial Plast Surg 13 (1): 20-5,2011.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine Washington Square
800 Walnut Street
18th Floor

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

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