Daniel P. Friedmann, MD is a fellowship-trained, board-certified dermatologist and phlebologist at Westlake Dermatology and Clinical Research Director of the Westlake Dermatology Clinical Research Center. Dr. Friedmann completed his dermatology residency at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine Division of Dermatology in Greenville, North Carolina and served as chief resident during his final year. Dr. Friedmann subsequently completed a cosmetic surgery fellowship sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery at Goldman Butterwick Fitzpatrick Groff & Fabi, Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego, California.
He received a dual bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, in European History and Molecular Biology at the University of Pennsylvania and subsequently fulfilled his medical training at the University of Florida with honors, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and graduated near the top of his class.
Dr. Friedmann is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatology Surgery, as well as a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American College of Phlebology, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He has presented nationally on photorejuvenation, noninvasive fat reduction, radiofrequency devices, up-to-date techniques in photodynamic therapy, the management of stretch marks, and the treatment of hand, chest, and facial veins.
Dr. Friedmann has written text book chapters on laser resurfacing, under-eye circles, and the laser treatment of pigmentation, and was one of three national recipients of the 2014 ASDS Young Investigators Writing competition for his article entitled “A Review of the Aesthetic Treatment of Abdominal Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue: Background, Implications and Therapeutic Options.” In 2017, he was recognized as a “RealSelf Most Loved Injector”, and in 2022, he was named in Newsweek as one of “America’s Best Dermatologists”.