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, Preterm Birth Prevention, Obstetrics, High Risk

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Alexander Friedman, MD, MPH is a maternal-fetal medicine 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 work includes outpatient consultative maternal-fetal medicine and prenatal diagnosis as well as inpatient obstetrical clinical care including labor floor coverage.   

Dr. Friedman has published more than 100 peer-reviewed research manuscripts focusing on clinical obstetrics, perinatal epidemiology, comparative effectiveness, and maternal outcomes. He has received funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Areas of research interest include adverse maternal outcomes, obstetric thromboembolism, care quality, risk prediction, trends in clinical practice, and maternal racial disparities. Dr. Friedman is an editor at the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • 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 Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • 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
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

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

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH FIELD INITIATED RESEARCH PROGRAM (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2019 - Jun 30 2020

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