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Dr. Gary Friedlaender, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Muscoloskeletal Oncologist

Professional statement

As Chair of the Yale Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, I'm interested in providing ready access to individuals seeking the highest quality of musculoskeletal care available in our region, as well as nationally and internationally. As a musculoskeletal oncologist, I'm delighted to work with the incredible Yale School of Medicine/Yale New Haven Hospital/Smilow Hospital team to provide world-class care for benign, malignant and metastatic disease involve bone, joints, muscles and extremities. If you have an urgent need, please call us directly at 203-737-5656.

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  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Muscoloskeletal Oncologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • Yale-New Haven Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • University of Michigan Medical Center, Internship in Surgery
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, Residency in Orthopedics
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Hospital, Residency in Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Medical School - University of Michigan

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Tissue Banks
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society

Awards and publications

  • Distinguished Service Award - American Association of Tissue Banks
  • Past Chair - National Advisory Board for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, NIH
  • Wayne O Southwick Endowed Professor and Chair - Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Office locations

Yale Orthopaedics

800 Howard Avenue, 1st Floor

New Haven, CT 06519

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He is an excellent physician with excellent communication skills and bedside manner.
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