Steven Friedel, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, specializes in both orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He brings a record of awards and recognition to people in New Jersey at Orthocenter, which has three locations in Red Bank, Morganville, and Marlboro Township, New Jersey. Before coming to Orthocenter, Dr. Friedel boasted an impressive career as a medical orthopedic surgeon in the United States Army.
Dr. Friedel completed his undergraduate degree at West Point, the United States Military Academy. He then studied at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Friedel performed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado. He received his board certification in 1998.
Dr. Friedel’s work as an army surgeon has brought an array of awards, including the Bronze Star, the National Defense Medal, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Asian Campaign Ribbon with two oak leaf clusters, and the Combat Medic Badge.