Dr. Friedlander graduated with B.Sci. in Biochemistry from Brown University, USA in 1990. He obtained his medical degree and biology PhD from Columbia University in 1999. He completed internal medicine residency at Columbia University and oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute in 2005. He joined the faculty of Dana Farber Cancer Institute focused on management of melanoma. He joined Mount Sinai Hospital in 2011 as an Assistant Professor (Departments of Medicine and Dermatology) and as Director of the Melanoma Medical Oncology Program. He serves as Principal Investigator on many clinical trials and leads an active specialized clinical practice.