Gary Ross Friedman, M.D.
Gary R. Friedman, M.D. trained at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he graduated with high honors concentrating in physics, biology and molecular research and subsequently graduated medical school at the University of Maryland. In addition to a strong clinical background in medicine, his interest led to researching the isolation of genomes (DNA) at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Friedman trained three years at the Albany Medical Center, New York, Department of Internal Medicine and then did his cardiology fellowship at New York University and Bellevue Hospital where he was involved with the Mount Sinai - NYU Study of Coronary Reperfusion (one of the early trials involved with aborting heart attacks) and platelet aggregation research.
Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Friedman also has Specialty National Boards in Echocardiography and Special Competency in Cardiac Pacing and Cardioversion Defibrillation. In addition to his clinical expertise, Dr. Friedman also has held academic teaching positions at Molloy College, Stony Brook and New York Universities, as well as, serving as Director of Cardiology at Mercy Medical Center. For the past 9 years Dr. Friedman has care d for his hospitalized patients at St. Francis Hospital and also serves on their research committee as part of a team evaluating clinical research protocols.
Having practiced clinical medicine for the past 26 years, Dr. Friedman now brings his talents and expertise to ProHEALTH Care Associates while continuing to care for his hospitalized patients at St. Francis Hospital. To his colleagues he is considered a doctor’s doctor, with a reputation of caring for his patients with a comprehensive approach, putting together the clinical problem with the physiological and molecular mechanisms, while also being diligent with maintaining optimal health with his more stable patients.