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Joseph S. Friedberg, BASc, MD

Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Attending Thoracic Surgeon, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Thoracic Surgeon, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Thoracic Surgeon and Chief, Section of Thoracic Surgery, Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Thoracic Intermediate Care Unit (TICU)
Surgical Director, Penn Pleural Cancer Program
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center
Division of Thoracic Surgery
51 North 39th Street, Suite 250 Wright-Saunders Bldg.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-9195
Fax: (215) 243-4638
Education:
BASc
University of Pennsylvania College of Engineering and Applied Science, 1981.
M.D.
Harvard Medical School, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Grunnenbaum Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (Dr. Judah Folkman, Research Advisor), 1984-1985.
Surgical Internship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1986-1987.
Resident in Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, 1987-1988.
Resident in General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1988-1989.
Claude Welch Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (Dr. Ronald Tompkins and Dr. Martin Yarmush, Research Advisors), 1989-1991.
Resident in General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1991-1994.
Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Thoracic Track), Boston, MA, 1994-1996.
Certifications
Certified, American Board of Surgery, 1996.
Certified, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1997.
Recertified, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2006.
Recertified, American Board of Surgery, 2006.
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