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 - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Bloodbanking and Transfusion Medicine - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Divisions of Hematology and Pathology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
BA, Physics - Yale University, New Haven, CT
- Titles and Academic Titles
Medical Director, Phlebotomy Service
Associate Medical Director, Apheresis Program
Associate Medical Director, Transfusion 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.