Clinical Advisory Board

David R. Friedland, MD, PhD

Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Friedland is Chief of the Division of Otology and Neurotologic Skull Base Surgery and a Professor of Otolaryngology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is board certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Neurotology, and completed subspecialty training in surgery for hearing restoration, including the placement of cochlear implants, bone-anchored aids, brainstem implants and implantable hearing aids. He also has extensive training in treating skull base tumors such as acoustic neuroma, vestibular schwannoma and glomus 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 received his M.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and his Ph.D. from City University of New York. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology at Mount Sinai before completing a fellowship program in the Johns Hopkins Center for Hearing Sciences and the Division of Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.