Dr. Frederick “Ricky” Friedman is an Associate Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and serves as Director for both the Division of Obstetrics and the Division of Generalists in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science at the Mount Sinai Health System. Additionally, he serves as Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Director of Labor Floor Education, and Director of Appointments and Promotions at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Friedman maintains a busy clinical practice in general obstetrics and gynecology and plays an active role in the education of medical students and residents. He is the recipient of the National CREOG Award for Resident Education and has received additional accolades for his educational and clinical efforts.
Dr. Friedman received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and earned his medical doctorate from SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he was awarded the Ronge Prize for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Upon completion of his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, Dr. Friedman joined Mount Sinai’s full-time faculty.
Dr. Friedman has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and has authored textbook chapters concerning both obstetrical and gynecologic topics.
Medical Organizations & Memberships
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Year of Graduation
Mount Sinai Medical Center - New York
APGO National Medical Student Teaching Award
CREOG National Resident Teaching Award
Ronge Prize for Excellence in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Cullman Family Award for Excellence in Physician Communication
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