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Samara Friedman, MD, FAAOS, ,

Samara Friedman, MD, FAAOS


Dr. Samara Friedman is a board certified pediatric orthopedist with subspecialty interest in pediatric and adolescent trauma, treatment of sports injuries including arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle injuries, as well as growth deformity.

She earned her medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine in Stony Brook, New York after completing her bachelor of science at Cornell University. Dr. Friedman completed her residency in orthopedic surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center before going to become a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School and has been published several times in clinical journals.

A NYSCA Certified coach, Dr. Friedman spends time coaching the Millburn Short Hills Youth Baseball team. She is also part of the “Live From” program at Liberty Science Center, where she lectures regularly about orthopedic surgery as students view her surgical procedures. Dr.Friedman has been recognized several times by area publications as a “Top Doc”.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthpaedic Surgeons

  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

  • New Jersey Orthopaedic Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Morristown Medical Center

  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center

  • Overlook Medical Center

  • Short Hills Surgery Center

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