David Andrew Friedman, MD is an adult clinical cardiologist at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and an assistant professor of cardiology at the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and an Associate Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine. As current Chief of Heart Failure Services at Franklin Medical Center, a NS-LIJ affiliate hospital, Dr. Friedman helps manage patients with various forms of cardiovascular disease as well as cardiomyopathies. He manages patient care at several medical offices and hospitals within the North Shore-LIJ System including North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and North Shore Franklin Hospital.
After graduating from The City University of New York Medical School Program, the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Dr. Friedman then transferred with advanced standing to Albany Medical College of Union University. He completed his residency in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital with a post-doctorate year in research cardiomyopathes, and went on to cardiology fellowship at Winthrop Hospital, affiliate of the Stony Brook School of Medicine. He is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, adult echocardiography, nuclear cardiology & exercise stress testing, as well as internal medicine. He has been an online medical contributor to a number of media outlets including WebMD, Healthday, and Medpage and has appeared for medical segments on local and national radio and television programs. In his free time, Dr. Friedman volunteers at a community family clinic and serves as course faculty for the American College of Cardiovascular Nursing. As a PADI-certified recreational scuba diver, he has interests in Sports Cardiology & Diving Medicine. He actively contributes medical blogs on the Sermo.com Cardiology Section where he also serves on the advisory board.