Alexander M. Friedman, MD, MPH

Board Certifications: 
Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics, High Risk, Obstetrics, Preterm Birth Prevention

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Alexander Friedman, MD is a Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialist. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Brown University/Women and Infants' Hospital and a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical interests include adult congenital heart disease in pregnancy, cancer in pregnancy, and prenatal diagnosis. His research interests include care quality assessment in obstetrics, cost-effectiveness in obstetrical care, and screening strategies in ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Freidman has presented numerous abstracts at national conferences and has authored several articles on subjects including obstetrical care quality, prenatal diagnosis, and health care screening. He writes about medicine and received a master’s degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Wall Street Journal.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-326-8951

Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: Women & Infants Hospital-Brown University
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Research

Grants

D&A IN THE USA (Private)

Dec 1 2016 - Dec 15 2017

REDUCING NEONATAL RISK FOR HYPOXIC INJURY USING AN ALGORITHM TO EVALUATE CATEGORY LL FETAL HEART RATE TRACINGS (Private)

Mar 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017

MCH RESEARCH (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2015 - Mar 31 2016

INTEGRATING MATERNAL EARLY WARNINGS WITH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: A NOVEL APPROACH TO SYSTEMATICALLY REDUCING SEVERE MATERNAL MORBIDITY (Federal Gov)

May 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015