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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Oren Friedman, Cardiac Surgery ICU

Oren Friedman, doctor, Cedars-Sinai

Dr. Oren Friedman


Everyone’s different expertise and backgrounds really contribute to the care of the patient. I like that multidisciplinary aspect of the care we provide in the ICU.


Where are you from?
What inspired you to pursue medicine?


What's the best part of your job?
How do you spend your time outside of work?

My college adviser told me I’d never get into medical school and I should think of a different career.I wanted to prove them wrong so I worked doubly hard to make sure it happened.


What are your favorite spots to hike?
What would you be doing if you weren’t in your current career?
What’s your TV guilty pleasure?


Best advice you’ve ever received?
What excites you about the future?