Harold I. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Surgery Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Past President of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 

Doctor of Medicine: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1974

Ph.D. in Anatomy: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1972

Residency in General Surgery: University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona, 1978-1982

Residency in Plastic Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery: University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1982-1984

Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1987

Special Interests: Aesthetic Surgery, Breast Surgery, Body Contouring

Dr. Harold Friedman founded the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1984 and has served as chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since then. He has been a member of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine faculty since 1984, becoming a Professor of Surgery in 1990. 

A graduate of Hobart College, Geneva, New York, Dr. Friedman earned a Ph.D. in anatomy from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, and a doctor of medicine from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va. He completed a general surgery residency at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona, and a plastic surgery residency at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia. 

 

Dr. Friedman is involved in research on implantable materials and soft tissue interactions and has published extensively in the plastic surgery literature. He has served as President of the South Carolina Plastic Surgery Society and is on the Executive Board of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Columbia Medical Society, and serves as an Associate Editor of the Annals of Plastic Surgery.

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Dr. Friedman, Dr. Chen, and Dr. Mujadzic are all proud members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Friedman is a past president of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

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Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Columbia, SC 29203

Tel: (803) 545 5800

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