Shelley A. Friedman, D.O., FAOCD, of Scottsdale, AZ, has proven to be an innovative world leader and teacher in hair restoration surgery. As the former and founding President of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, and as medical advisor for the American Hair Loss Council, Dr. Friedman's career has spanned more than 25 years during which time he has performed over 20,000 procedures. His state of the art work incorporates such techniques as follicular unit hair grafting, follicular unit extraction (FUE- the incisionless technique), and eyebrow transplantation. He performs hair transplant procedures in a gentle manner with minimally invasive incisions to the scalp which allow patients to heal quicker and with little scarring.
Board certified in both Hair Restoration Surgery and Dermatology, Dr. Friedman is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the School of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University, a Diplomate of the National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, and a member of the Michigan State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.
Expanding on his experience, Dr. Friedman has memberships in numerous medical societies, including: member of the Advisory Board of the World Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons; Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery; American Society for Dermatologic Surgery; and the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. His expertise in hair restoration has been brought to the attention of the public with numerous interviews on local ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX affiliates, with Matt Lauer on the Today Show, and articles in the Arizona Republic, Chicago Tribune, and Vogue. He has also presented his techniques at multiple scientific meetings, serving as a speaker and expert in hair restoration surgery.
His joining the Foundation for Hair Restoration brings his years of experience to patients who seek truly aesthetic results in the most caring environment.
Dr. Shelly A. Friedman, Founding President, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery Medical Advisor - Medical Hair Loss Council.
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine East Lansing, Michigan June 1978 - June 1982 Degree: D.O, June 1982
Arizona State University Psychology & Family Counseling Tempe, Arizona January 1972 - June 1973
Providence College Providence, Rhode Island September 1967 - June 1971
Cranston High School East Cranston, Rhode Island September 1965 - June 1967
POST GRADUATE TRAINING
Internship: Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital 50 N. Perry St. Pontiac, Michigan 48058313 - 338 - 5000 DME: Joseph Territo, D.O., July 1, 1982 - June 30, 1983.
Residency: Department of Dermatology Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital Pontiac, Michigan 48058 Chairman: Daniel Koprince, D.O., August 1, 1983- July 31, 1986.
Preceptorship in Hair Transplantation with: Emanuel Marritt, M.D., Englewood, Colorado 303-694-9371 Preceptorship in Hair Transplantation With: Walter Unger, M.D., Toronto, Canada 416 - 484 - 8303.
Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine East Lansing, Michigan Appointed Position: Assistant Clinical Professor in dermatology 1986 - Present
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
Diplomate, American Board Of Hair Restoration Surgery, January 1, 1998. Diplomate, National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, July 1, 1983. Number 8921. Michigan State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, July 1, 1983. Number 008106. State of Illinois Department of Registration and Education, November 1, 1983. Number 036 - 066743. Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery, March 6, 1986. Number 2179. American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. Board Certified in Dermatology, February 29, 1988. Number 83.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Who's who in America, 1990. Who's who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2000. Who's who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1998. Who's who in the Midwest, 1988. Who's who in the West, 1987. Who's who in the World, 1993. Who's who in Health Professionals, 1991. National Institute of Health Psychiatry, Fellowship at M.S.U. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1980 - 1981. Dean's List, Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, 1969-1971.
American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery - President, June 10, 1996. American Hair Loss Council - Medical Director. World Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons - Medical Advisory Board. American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery - Fellow. American Medical Association. American Osteopathic Association. American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association. Inter- American Society of Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. International Society for Aesthetic Surgery. International Society for Dermatologic Surgery. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. Medical Hair Restoration. Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. North American Society of Phlebology.
Friedman, SA et al: The Treatment of Cellulite with Methylxanthine and Herbal Extract Based Cream: An Ultrasonographic Analysis. Cosmetic Dermatology, Volume 9, No. 11: 30 - 40, November 1996.
Friedman, SA, Byrd, RC: Schamberg's Disease: Report of a case. Journal of American Osteopathic Association, Volume 87, No. 2: 140 - 141, February 1987.
Friedman, SA, Mahon, M: Buschke- Ollendorff Syndrome: Report of a case. Journal of American Osteopathic Association, Volume 86, No. 6: 379 - 382, June 1986.
Friedman, SA, Koprince, D: Mini- reduction surgery for the correction of baldness. Journal of American Osteopathic Association, Volume 86, No. 2: 105 - 107, February 1986.
MEDIA COVERAGE & APPEARANCES
Channel 5 KPHO News, February 21, 1987 Hair Transplantation
Channel 10 KTSP News, March 2, 1987 Hair Transplantation
Channel 10 KTSP News, March 18, 1991 Collagen Treatment
Channel 12 KPNX News, March 26, 1991 Collagen Treatment
Channel 12 KPNX News, December 16, 1991 Female Pattern Hair Loss
Channel 5 KPHO News, June 13, 1994 Sclerotherapy
Channel 12 KPNX News, June 24, 1994 Sclerotherapy
Channel 11 KTVA, Anchorage Alaska, July 19, 1994, Hair Transplantation
Channel 3 KTVK February 1995 Hair Transplants
Channel 10 KTSP News January 10, 1996 Facial Rejuvenation
Channel 5 KPHO News February 6, 1996 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 12 KPNX News February 12, 1996 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 10 KTSP News March 7, 1996 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
The Today Show NBC March 28, 1996 Hair Transplants
Channel 3 KTVK News May 20, 1996 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 10 KTSP News June 11, 1996 Facial Rejuvenation
Channel 15 KNXV News June 11, 1996 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 10 KTSP News November 15, 1996 Nonsurgical Options for Cosmetic Surgery
Channel 3 News May 6, 1997 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 5 KPHO AM News June 18, 1997 Ask the Expert- Cosmetics & Contouring
Channel 5 KPHO News December 30, 1997 Hair Loss Remedies
Channel 3 KTVK News August 12, 1998 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 3 KTVK News March 8, 1999 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 3 KTVK News May 3, 1999 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 3 KTVK News July 13, 1999 Laser Hair Removal
KVBC-TV News (Las Vegas, NV) July 29, 1999 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 3 KTVK News May 18, 2000 Laser Hair Removal
Channel 12 KPNX News May 23, 2000 GX-99 Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 3 KTVK News May 24, 2000 Ionithermie- Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Channel 3 KTVK News June 6, 2000 Hair Transplant Surgery
Channel 5 KPHO News (San Diego, CA) February 18, 2007 Hair Transplantation
KTAR - Preston Westmoreland Show, February 4, 1987 Hair Loss
KFYI - Tom Leykis Show, March 26, 1987 Hair Transplantation
KTAR - Pat McMahon Show, August 16, 1988 Rogaine
KTAR - Michael Dixon Show, June 22, 1989 Hair Loss
KTAR - Pat McMahon Show, December 26, 1989 Hair Loss
KMLE - KMLE Country Show, February 18, 1991 Collagen Treatments
KFLR - Mid - day Show, March 4, 1991 Sclerotherapy
KZZP - Chronicles Show, March 17, 1991 Collagen/Sclerotherapy
Kool - Sunday Times Show, May 19, 1991 Hair Transplants
KFYI - Dr. Bob Martin Show, March 8, 1999, Weekly Show Nonsurgical Body Contouring
Arizona Republic, May 19, 1987 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Inside Chicago, January 1998 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Scottsdale Magazine, Autumn 1998 Subject: Doctor & Office
Today's Arizona Women, March 1989 Subject: Collagen
Trends Magazine, November 1989 Subject: Hair Transplantation
All - Health Newsletter, February 1990 Subject: Sclerotherapy
Arizona Republic, July 5, 1990 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Today's Arizona Women, October 1990 Subject: Sclerotherapy
Fitness Plus, November 1990 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Trends Magazine, November 1990 Subject: Collagen - Paris Lips
Today's Arizona Woman, February 1991 Subject: Collagen - Paris Lips
Preview Magazine, March 6, 1991 Subject: Collagen Treatments
Paradise Valley Independent, March 28, 1991 Subject: Collagen Treatments
Trends, May 2, 1991 Subject: Sclerotherapy
Scottsdale Progress, May 4, 1991 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Paradise Valley Independent, June 5, 1991 Subject: Sclerotherapy
Mesa Tribune, June 24, 1991 Subject: Sclerotherapy
Foothills Sentinel, August 1991 Subject: Collagen Treatments
Raising Arizona Kids, October 1991 Subject: Sclerotherapy
Mesa Tribune, December 1991 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Arizona Republic & Gazette, June 6, 1992 Subject: Hair Loss
American Hair Loss Council, 1992 Subject: Female Hair Loss
Longevity, September 1992 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Chicago Tribune, 1993 Subject: Hair Transplantation
Mesa Tribune, October 4, 1993 Subject: Hair Replacement