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
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
You Asked: Why Does My Face Turn Red When I Exercise?
Inflammasomes role in acne solidifies
Melanoma Monday: Building Awareness of a Cancer That Can Kill
Prime Time for Indoor Tanning Brings New Health Risk Warnings
Messing With Your Immune System: Another Reason to Protect Yourself From the Sun
How Do You Manage the Aesthetic Patient?
Ask An Expert: Perioral Rejuvenation Pearls and Precautions
6 Surprising Reasons To Go To A Dermatologist
Shedding Some Light: Avoiding Sunshine Can Kill You?
How do you manage a complex medical referral?
Acne treatment: Antibiotics don't need to kill bacteria to clear up your skin
New research maps nanoparticles in tissues using hyperspectral imaging
Nanotechnology: The Science of Small
Nanotechnology: Delivering Undeliverables
Research Pays Dividends in Atopic Dermatitis Therapies
Psoriasis-Associated Fatigue: Pathogenesis, Metrics, and Treatment
Overuse of Antibiotics for Acne Vulgaris: Too Much of a Good Thing
How skin disease is impacted by cutaneous microbiome
New diagnostic, treatment methods for fungal infections
Treating your atopic dermatitis patients more effectively
Dermatologist offers tips to save your skin from ravages of winter
#Top15 Health Tips for 2016
Sunscreen pills, nuclear power for all?
What Does It Mean to Be a Marathon Finisher? A lot
Updates on Nitric Oxide As a Topical Anti-infective
Jury still out on routine skin cancer screening
You Asked: Can Stress Cause Gray Hair?
Cuts: Keep 'em covered or let 'em breathe?
Acne as a Potential New Target for Soy Isoflavones
10 Things You Didn't Know About Alopecia
FDA, Please Approve Newer, Better Sunscreens
Nanoparticles accelerate and improve healing of burn wounds
10 Essential Facts About Sunscreen
Why do Dilute Bleach Baths Improve Atopic Dermatitis?
Sunburn Tattoos: Don't Get Burned by This Latest Fad
6 Home Remedies to Soothe a Sunburn
You Asked: Is It Healthy to Sweat A Lot?
No Surprise That Ivermectin Bests Metronidazole
8 Possible Reasons You Bruise So Easily
Here's How The New Apple Watch Can Cause A Rash
Dermatologist Vs Esthetician
Five Tips For Long Pretty Hair
Skincare Routines For Every Age
Use of Nanotechnology
Dermatological Drugs World Market Prospects