Dr. Mark Friedel is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. He received an undergraduate degree in biology and community health from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts and his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University – Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to medical school, Dr. Friedel received a master’s degree in public health, health policy and health management at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York, New York. Dr. Friedel served his otolaryngology residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School (now Rutgers Medical School) in Newark, New Jersey. He also pursued advanced fellowship training in Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus and Skullbase Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA following residency training. He has served as faculty on several academic courses in innovative cutting-edge approaches and techniques to address complex sinus and skullbase diseases, including the annual Endoscopic Skullbase course at Jefferson Medical College.
Dr. Friedel provides general and specialized ENT care to patients of all ages, including children. He enjoys all aspects of the practice of Otolaryngology, but specializes in complex sinus, allergy and nasal diseases as well as diseases of the anterior and central skull base, including pituitary gland tumors.
Dr. Friedel is a native of Long Island, NY, but has lived in and around the greater Philadelphia area and Southern New Jersey for almost 10 years with his wife Beth. He is the proud parent of two sons, Jacob and Lucas, who take up the majority of his free time away from the office! His interests also include travel, movies, grilling and following his favorite sports teams, the NY Jets (okay he likes the Eagles too) and the NY Mets (sorry Philly fans!)
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It was a comfortable experience. Considering my circumstance, I left feeling neither worried nor dismissed about the diagnosis.
DR. Friedel was aware of my history and took the time needed to review status and options
Dr Friedel always asks the patients opinion and seems so know exactly how to fix the problem
Dr. Friedel was excellent! Kind, knowledgeable and engaging.
I've already shared Dr. Friedel's information with my sister who has already scheduled her appointment! Dr. Friedel was made aware I needed to be at another appointment and made it possible for me to be in, out and on my way without being late! He saw me early in the morning and recommended a procedure and was able to get me back in on the same day, just a few hours later to perform the procedure! He was friendly, kind and compassionate. I felt very confident with his recommendation as he took the time to sit down and explain to me the pros and cons of both getting and not getting the procedure done!
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I am accepting new patients.
BS Biology and Community Health: 2001
Tufts University, Boston, MA
MPH Health Policy & Management: 2003
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery: 2012
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery: 2013
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Otolaryngology
American Medical Association
American Rhinology Society
Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery: 2013
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