Michael Friedman, MD, MAS
Anesthesiologist – Hospital for Special Surgery
Dr. Michael Friedman is a board certified anesthesiologist at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Friedman served on the board of directors for the National Association for Healthcare Quality from 2019-2021 and has been an active Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) since 2016. In 2004, he completed his residency training in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Hospital for Special Surgery, where he focused on anesthesiology in various clinical settings, including orthopedics. Dr. Friedman is involved in quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives within the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management, concentrating on improving patient care through technology advancements. Dr. Friedman completed a Master’s in Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality in 2021.