Dr. Philippe Friedlich is a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Surgery at the University of Southern California and Interim Director & Division Chief for the Center for Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.
A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Friedlich holds memberships with the Society of Pediatric Research and the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Perinatal Pediatrics. Dr. Friedlich is a member of the California Children’s Medical Services /California Children’s Services NICU Technical Advisory Committee.
Dr. Friedlich earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California and completed his pediatric residency and internship at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He completed a fellowship in neonatal and perinatal medicine at the University of Southern California Women’s and Children’s Hospital before joining the faculty of the USC division of Neonatal Medicine in 1998. Dr. Friedlich completed in 2004 a Master of Science in Applied Biostatics and Epidemiology from the University of Southern California and earned a MBA in Medical Management from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2006.
His areas of research interests include the epidemiology of congenital malformations and neonatal healthcare delivery and outcomes. Dr. Friedlich has published over 150 abstracts, peer review articles, book chapters and support strong research collaborations between surgical, medical and healthcare related disciplines in areas of clinical, translational and basic science.
Respiratory failure of the newborn, persistent pulmonary hypertension and ECMO.
University of Southern California School of Medicine
Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatrics Internship
Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatric Residency
Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Women's Hospital: Neonatology
Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatrics; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: American Board of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics; Society of Pediatric Research; California Association of Neonatologist
Western Society for Pediatric Research Travel Award, 1999; Mead Johnson Perinatal and Development Medicine Symposium, 1996; Merle Carson Lectures Southwestern Pediatrics Society First Prize Winner, 1998; Victor E. Stork Award for continued excellence and future promise in the care of children, CHLA, 1995; Morris and Mary Press Humanism Awards, CHLA, 2001
Murray M, Nield T, Larson-Tuttle C, Seri I, Friedlich P. Sensorineural hearing loss at 9-13 years of age in children with a history of neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2010.
Friedlich P, Gonzalez J, Nield T, Keshava A, Stein J, Seri I, Gilsanz V. Increased Carotid Artery Intima Thickness Following Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the Neonatal Period. J Perinatol 28: 811-814
advance online publication, 2008.
Friedlich P, Noori S, Stein J Shin C, Burns C, Ramanathan R, Seri I, Predictability model of the need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in neonates with meconium aspiration Syndrome Treated with Inhaled Nitric Oxide. J Pediatr Surg 40:1090-1093, 2005.
Friedlich P, Lecart C, Posen R, Ramicone E, Chan L, Ramanathan R., A, randomized trial of nasopharyngeal synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation versus nasopharyngeal continuous positive airway pressure in very low birth weight infants following extubation. J of Perinatology, 19: 413-418, 1999.
Dr. Friedlich's areas of research interests include the epidemiology of congenital malformations and neonatal healthcare delivery and outcomes. Dr. Friedlich has published over 150 abstracts, peer review articles, book chapters and support strong research collaborations between surgical, medical and healthcare related disciplines in areas of clinical, translational and basic science.