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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
  • 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:

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: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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