Blood banking and transfusion medicine
Pediatric therapeutic apheresis
- Education and Training
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.
Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, CHOP
Bloodbanking and Transfusion Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
Senior Fellow, Divisions of Hematology and Pathology, CHOP
American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
BA, Physics, Yale University, New Haven, CT
- Titles and Academic Titles
Associate Medical Director, Transfusion Service and Apheresis Service
Medical Director, Phlebotomy Service
- Departments and Services
Sesok-Pizzini DA, Friedman DF. Neonatal and infant platelet transfusions. Immunohematology 24:1 15-19, 2008.
Shelat SG, Friedman DF, Meny GM, Smith-Whitley K, Carlow D, Norris, R. False-positive pregnancy test after passive transfusion of B-human chorionic gonadotropin from donor red blood cells during erythrocytapheresis. Transfusion. 47:788-91 2007.
Borgna-Pignatti C, Ventola M, Friedman DF, Cohen AR, Origa R, Galanello R, Lindeman R, Francis S, Reverberi R, Volpato S. Seasonal Variation of Pre-transfusion Hemoglobin Levels in Patients with Thalassemia Major. Blood 107:355-357, 2006.
Sesok-Pizzini DA, Friedman DF, Smith-Whitley K, Nance, SJ. Transfusion support of patients with Sickle Cell Disease at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Immunohematology 22:3 121-125, 2006.
Elia J, Dell ML, Friedman DF, Zimmerman RA, Balamuth N, Ahmed A, Pati S. PANDAS with Catatonia: Response to lorazepam and plasmapheresis. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 44:11 p. 1145-1150.