Additionally, he is a prominent member of the following associations: Arizona Medical Association, Maricopa County Medical Society, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Maricopa County Plastic Surgical Society, and many other medical organizations and societies too numerous to mention. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and he is a Fellow of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Friedland has won several honors, including one from the Arizona Medical Association, and the Distinguished Service Award, given by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has consistently been voted and listed as a "Top Doc" by the Castle Connolly publications and Phoenix Magazine.
During his career, Dr. Friedland has held numerous academic teaching positions, the most recent being Attending Plastic Surgeon on the faculty of the Scottsdale Mayo Clinic Residency Training Program, and as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery on the Extramural Faculty of the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Friedland is well published, having written over 50 articles, books or chapters, abstracts, letters, and editorials, and he has produced audiotapes, videotapes and CD-ROMs. He is a sought after speaker in his field, and has given almost 300 presentations at medical symposia and conferences throughout the world.
He is a great advocate for incorporating skincare into the aesthetic practice, and has given numerous presentations on the subject.