Dr. Lee Friedman specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, ROP and Pediatric & Adult Strabismus at Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute. A board certified pediatric ophthalmologist and fellowship trained pediatric/strabismus specialist eye doctor, Dr. Friedman has been diagnosing, treating and operating on children as well as adults for more than twenty-one years. For the last five years of his career he has served at the Institute, where he is also a partner.
Originally from Miami Beach, Dr. Lee Friedman earned his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School in Illinois. He completed both his internship and his residency at Tampa General Hospital, an affiliation of the University of South Florida, and his fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital. Dr. Friedman is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.
Well-known and respected among his peers for his work in general, Dr. Friedman also has an excellent reputation for treating the most complicated cases in newborns and young children. Over time, he has watched many of his patients mature from children into young adults and he takes great pleasure in seeing the rewards of his work from earlier years.
Dr. Friedman belongs to various professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, AAPOS, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Florida Medical Association. He has published several articles on night blindness and myopia.
Dr. Lee Friedman enjoys spending his free time with family and friends.