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Richard A Frieden, MD
Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice ?
    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Rehabilitation Medicine
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
    • Specialty
    • Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
    • Languages
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
    • Phone
    • Faculty Practice Associates 212-241-6335
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Rehabilitation Medicine Associates 5 East 98th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-6335
Dr. Frieden is Medical Director of the Amputation Specialty Program and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, where he began his career twenty-nine years ago. His areas of specialization include helping to prevent leg amputation, the treatment of people with recent amputations as well as those who already wear prostheses, the elderly, musicians, and other performing artists. Dr. Frieden graduated from New York Medical College and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University Medical Center.  He plays harmonica, guitar, and keyboards.  He has published and lectured widely in his field.


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Focus

  • Amputation Of The Foot Or Toe
  • Amputation, Above-The-Knee
  • Amputations
  • Below-The-Knee Amputation
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebellar Vascular Accidents
  • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
  • Difficulty Walking
  • Falls
  • Forearm Muscle Strain
  • Hemiplegia
  • Hip joint replacement
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Stroke
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendinopathy


MD, New York Medical College

MS, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Residency, Rehabilitation Medicine
New York University Medical Center


English, Spanish