David R. Friedland, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Director, Chief, Professor
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Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences Clinic 414-805-5580
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Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences Clinic 414-805-5580


Dr. Friedland is a board-certified otolaryngologist head and neck surgeon with board-certified fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University in adult and pediatric otology, neurotology and cranial base surgery. He has specialized training in surgery for hearing restoration including placement of cochlear implants and bone-anchored hearing aids. He also has expertise in skull base tumors, both surgical and Gamma Knife treatments. Dr. Friedland's clinical interests focus primarily on cochlear implantation, chronic ear disease, and cholesteatoma. In addition to his clinical activities at the Medical College of Wisconsin, he leads a research program studying outcomes in ear, nose and throat disorders.

Dr. Friedland's practice style reflects the team approach to providing you with the best care. Working closely with dedicated Nurse Practitioners, Audiologists, and support staff, a full assessment of the patient's problem is performed through careful listening and specializing testing. Dr. Friedland believes education is a major key to treatment and will patiently explain the diagnosis and therapy in everyday terms using models and diagrams for clarity.


Treatment & Services

Adult Hearing Loss and Rehabilitation
Bone Anchored Hearing Aids
Cochlear Implants
Implantable Hearing Aids
Ototoxicity Monitoring
Virtual Visit

Diseases & Conditions

Acoustic Neuroma
Facial Nerve Paralysis
Meniere's Disease
Pulsatile Tinnitus
Vestibular Disorders

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Languages Spoken


Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital
Otolaryngology- Center For Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

City University of New York - NY - Doctor of Philosophy - (1993)

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York - NY - Doctor of Medicine - (1995)

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York - NY - Residency in Otolaryngology - (1996-2000)

Johns Hopkins University Hospital - Baltimore - MD - Fellowship in Otology- Neuro-Otology & Cranial Base Surgery - (2000-2002)

Board Certifications


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Dr Friedland is excellent.
Keep up the great work. Your hospital is excellent.
Excellent explaination of my condition and treatment options.
I feel very comfortable with my services and trained staff
Very thorough explanations answered all our questions. Did not feel rushed!
Dr. Friedland defines excellence.
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