Gary Elliott Friedlaender MD

Wayne O. Southwick Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Professor of Pathology; Chair, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Clinical Program Leader, Sarcoma Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology Program | Sarcoma Oncology Program


Bone Center

Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

National Gaucher Disease Treatment Center

Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation: Musculoskeletal Oncology | Pediatric Orthopaedics

Research Interests

Biomolecules for bone repair; Fusions and bone regeneration; Musculoskeletal oncology; Medical education; Osteoporosis; Healthcare delivery more...


  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 1969

Selected Publications

  • Bible JE, Lee RS, Friedlaender GE: The Need for Increased Access to the U.S. Health-Care System. J. Bone Joint Surg 91:476-484 (2009).
  • Bone Grafts And Bone Graft Substitutes (Monograph Series (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)) by Gary E. Friedlaender, Henry J., M.D. Mankin, and Victor M. Goldberg (Paperback - Jul 30, 2006)
  • Friedlaender GE: The 80-hour duty week: Rationale, early attitudes and future questions. Clin Orthop Rel Res 449:138-142 (2006).



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