Robert Friedlander, MD, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Mercy

RobertFriedlanderMD

Neurosurgery Pittsburgh, PA

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery

Chairman of UPMC Neurosurgery

Overview of Dr. Friedlander

Dr. Robert Friedlander is a neurosurgeon in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Mercy, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Shadyside Campus. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice 26 years. He is one of 19 doctors at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and one of 14 doctors at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital who specialize in Neurosurgery.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1992 - 1997
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1991 - 1992
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 1991
  • Brandeis UniversityBA, 1984 - 1987
  • Brandeis UniversityMA, Biochemistry, 1984 - 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2022
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1997 - 2010
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America’s Top Surgeons 2013
  • Top Doctor in the field of Neurological Surgery Castle Connolly, 2013
  • Winn Prize Society for Neurological Surgeons, 2012
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Application of high-definition fiber tractography in the management of supratentorial cavernous malformations: a combined qualitative and quantitative approach  
    Abhinav K, Pathak S, Richardson RM, Engh J, Gardner P, Yeh FC, Friedlander, RM, Fernandez-Miranda, JC, Neurosurgery, 6/1/2014
  • Inhibition of mitochondrial protein import by mutant huntingtin  
    Yano H, Baranov SV, Baranova OV, Kim J, Pan Y, Yablonska S, Carlisle DL, Ferrante RJ, Km AH, Friedlander, RM, Nat Neurosci, 5/18/2014
  • Results of a national cerebrovascular neurosurgery survey on the management of cerebral vasospasm/delayed cerebral ischemia  
    Bulara KR, Gunel M, Amin-Hanjani S, Chen PR, Connolly ES, Friedlander RM, J Neurointerv Surg, 5/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Lectures

  • Neurosurgical Issues in the Elderly 
    Shadyside, PA - 6/12/2014
  • Mitochondrial Function and Dysfunction in Huntington’s Disease 
    Sheraton Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA - 6/5/2014
  • Strategic Research Update 
    Rochester, MN - 5/15/2014
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Press Mentions

  • Scientists Evaluate Mouse Models Used for Developing New Treatments for Huntington's Disease
    Scientists Evaluate Mouse Models Used for Developing New Treatments for Huntington's DiseaseDecember 11th, 2019
  • New Mechanism May Explain Neurons Shrinking in Huntington's Disease
    New Mechanism May Explain Neurons Shrinking in Huntington's DiseaseDecember 25th, 2018
  • The CNS Announces 2018 Papers of the Year
    The CNS Announces 2018 Papers of the YearAugust 23rd, 2018
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations