Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD is an Associate Professor of Dermatology and serves as Residency Program Director and Director of Translational Research in the Department of Dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Friedman completed his undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with Distinction in Dermatologic Research at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his internship at New York Hospital Queens and returned to Einstein for his Dermatology residency, where he was appointed Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Friedman joined the Einstein faculty after graduation, and served as the Director of Dermatologic Research, Director of the Translational Research Fellowship, and the Associate Program Director.
Dr. Friedman’s clinical interests ran the gamut of medical and pediatric dermatology including acne, eczema, psoriasis, skin infections, hair loss, wound healing, urticaria, blistering diseases, lupus, sarcoidosis, and skin cancer to name a few. He has published more than 120 papers and three textbooks on these topics and on his research using nanotechnologies he developed to treat many of these conditions. Dr. Friedman has received multiple awards, including the American Dermatologic Association Young Leader Award, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Cutting Edge Research Award, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Leader in Photoprotection Award, and the La Roche Posay North American Foundation Research Award. He has also been voted to New York Times Magazine’s Super Doctors® Rising Stars each year since 2013.
Dr. Friedman lectures extensively in both national and international forums, and serves on a myriad of committees and advisory boards. He is a dermatology expert for healthguru.com and everydayhealth.com, and hosts an online series titled “Ask an Expert.” Dr. Friedman has appeared on television news programs such as Good Morning America and Fox news, and has been quoted in numerous leading publications, including WebMD, Health, MSN.com, Vogue, Dr. Oz The Goodlife, Good Housekeeping, and Women’s Day.
Dr. Adam Friedman In the News
9 Everyday Habits You Don't Realize Could Shorten Your Life
You asked: Should I get a facial?
Promise of Nitric Oxide for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
You Might Be Able to Make Your Warts Disappear With Duct Tape
Living with Eczema
9 Effective Ways to Remove Warts - And Prevent Them
When to know excessive sweating is a problem
Pilot study finds a more diverse microbiome in preadolescents
Autoinflamation: What is its Role in Skin Disease?
You asked: Can Stress Really Cause Acne?
THREE popular skin fads that are ruining your skin!
A-to-Z Guide of Home Remedies Proven to Work
Why You Shouldn't Get a Tattoo on Your Eye
Life Lessons: 5 Dermatologists Inspired by Mentors
You Should Probably Be Getting an Annual Skin Cancer Exam
The reasons why you lose your hair
Contaminated floodwaters following hurricanes can bring life-threatening skin infection
How to Set Aside Emotions for Sound Clinical Decision Making
How Does Eczema Affect Your Overall Health?
Tattoo Particles Can Migrate Throughout Your Body
8 Signs Stress is Making You Sick - And How to Get Healthier, Starting Today
Should You Worry About the Chemicals in Your Deodorant?
Molloscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts
What's the Role for Complementary Medicine in Derm?
Cannibis in Dermatology: A Budding Breakthrough for Skincare?
Changes in Skin Microbiome May Affect Rosacea
The Microbiota matters: In acne, it's not us versus them
6 Expert Tips for Managing Hypothyroidism
Why popped pimple led to staph infection
The One Supplement a Cancer Expert Wants You to Take
8 Ingredients Everyone with Acne-Prone Skin Needs in Their Beauty Arsenal STAT
Research reveals promsing skin infection treatment
Glitter iphone cases recalled due to burns
When to apply sunscreen before swimming
This is what chlorine really does to you
The Couple That Lives Together Shares Skin Bacteria Together
7 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer That Aren't Sunscreen or a Hat
Dont forget your scalp
Toner vs. Astringent: What's the Difference?
9 Terms You see on Sunscreen Bottled, Defined
Diagnosing Skin Cancer With Google Images
TWEAKing inflamation: Studies reflect potential treatment target for psoriasis, atopic dermatitis
Clinical Considerations for CTCL: Ask an Expert with Frank Glass, MD
How to Speed Up Healing So You Can Get Rid of That Nasty Scab
From sunscreens to protective clothing, be smart about tanning
Night owls, rejoice: A late workout shouldn't hinder your sleep. It could even help.
3 Ways to Make Sure You're Cleaning Your Face Correctly
How to Prevent Summer Breakouts Before They Happen
Scientists Developing 'Natural' Sunscreen
Debunking Acne Myths: Should Patients With Oily Skin Use a Moisturizer?
Nanotechnology discussion at the SDPA's Dermatology Conference
7 Gross Things That Happen When You Bite Your Nails
How High of an SPF Do You Actually Need?
Small but Mighty: Challenges and Opportunities of Nanodelivery
8 Surprising Facts Everyone Should Memorize About Skin Cancer
Trying to Build a Better Sunscreen
Different Strokes: Variability in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis between Specialties
The One Drink That's Drying Out Your Skin, According To A Dermatologist
Retinol Cream and Serum Tips Dermatologists Want You To Know
11 Beauty Geniuses Share Their Favorite Products
12 Acne Treatments That Really Work
You've been treating your acne all wrong this entire time
Patrolling Pemphigus: Identifying Biomarkers to Monitor for Disease Progression
Mind Your Business: Exploring the Mind/Skin Connection
The Best Antiperspirant
5 Signs of Skin Cancer Other Than a New Mole
Tips for taming atopic dermatitis and managing expectations
HS treatment requires multipronged approach
Nitric oxide drug candidate falters in study
This Is Your Body on Stress
Biting off more fat than you can chew
Recognize, treat, and teach others to spot hidradenitis suppurativa
7 Myths About Retinol Creams, Debunked
FDA approves corticosteroid-sparing topical option for eczema
How to Cure Chapped Lips
Ask the Investigator: The Diagnostic Role of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
Gray hair and stress; segment starts at 2:50
Chia Seed Oil: How This Ingredient Works Wonders on Your Skin
Lawsuit claims St. Ives Apricot Scrub damages skin, is 'unfit' as a scrub
Bald Guy Busted for Running Rogaine Theft Ring
Derms likely to misdiagnose fungal infections on visual inspection
Acne and Antiaging: Is There a Connection?
Combo is King: Therapeutic Synergy in Dermatology
Can we lower drug costs?
Sunlight And Pollution: A Dangerous Combination For Our Skin
Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments
How Acne Bacteria Messes With Your Skin
Feelings on Photoprotection: Perceptions, Practices, and Pointers
Ask an Expert: How do I get rid of a wart under my nail?
3 Body Parts You Might Be Cleaning Too Much
Pediatric Vulvar Lichen Sclerosis
Shedding Some Light on Phototherapy Protocols for Psoriasis and Tips to Improve Patient Screening and Treatment
How to Build Better Skin
Silver shows promise in early wound treatment
Acne, OCPs, and a Side Order of Practical Pearls for the Adolescent Patient
Dermatology's Role in Pediatric Neurofibromatosis
Zika, Zika, Zika: Some Simple Tidbits And Tips
Supplements may thwart sunburn for sweaty
Suffering from skin rashes? Summer heat, lime juice could be to blame
Ask an Expert: Can We Improve Male Genital Dermatology Care?
Mom shares story of daughter's skin cancer death to help save others
Diet And Acne: Where Are We?
Simple skin cancer check that few people do
Is there enough APF in your sunscreen? Maybe not, lawsuit claims
Doctors say it's okay to be like Ashley Graham and embrace your cellulite
Ask an Expert: What's New in Oncodermatology?
Deja vu: An FDA warning about oral ketoconazole...again
Perspectives on antibiotic resistance: how we got here, where we're headed
How Bad Is It To Apply Lip Balm With Your Fingers?
Body Odor Remedies
American Cancer Society: Friday is 'Don't Fry Day'
More concerns raised about quality of American sunscreens
Meaningful Approaches to Vitiligo