“We treat patients of all ages for conditions related to the foot and ankle. Whether it’s a skin condition, nerve condition, or bone condition – we are the experts.”
Dr. Mark Friedman provides comprehensive podiatric care, including foot surgery, sports medicine, custom orthotics, and routine foot care. He also has a special interest in treating patients with diabetes. Dr. Friedman works directly with their medical team to offer preventative care, wound care, and surgery when necessary. He works with advanced wound care products to help close difficult diabetic ulcers.
Heel pain is one of the most common conditions that Dr. Friedman sees in his office. He frequently attends medical education meetings to ensure patients are receiving the highest and most advanced level of podiatric care. Dr. Friedman attended the International Congress for Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy and is now one of the few doctors in the capital district that offers this modality of treatment for persistent plantar fasciitis.
Dr. Friedman has been serving the capital district for 17 years. He received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and attended Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Friedman completed his residency in Kansas City at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He is former president of the Northeast Division of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association, a board-certified Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and is on staff at Albany Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Friedman enjoys running, biking, and coaching youth lacrosse. In his free time, he enjoys going up north with his family to the Adirondacks – one of his favorite places.