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Joel Friedlander , DO , MA

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Pediatrics
Friedlander
Clinic Phone: 720-777-6669

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Master of Arts in Bioethics

Locations: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado, Parker - Children's Hospital Colorado Parker Campus, Centennial - Children's Hospital Colorado Pulmonary Care

Clinical Interest for Patients: I take a special interest in helping individuals with inflammatory bowel disease, reflux, esophagitis, aerodigestive disorders, failure to thrive, and children that need endoscopic procedures performed. My work in bioethics tries to improve the interaction and dialogue between doctors and their families so that the alliance between them is stronger.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Digestive System - Colonoscopy
  • Digestive System - Gastroenterology (Stomach, Bowel, General GI Problems)
  • Digestive System - Hepatology (Liver Disorders)
  • Digestive System - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis
  • Digestive System - Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat - Dysphagia (Trouble Swallowing)
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Nutrition
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity
General Information
Gender: Male
Languages: English, Hebrew
Care Philosophy: I believe in providing care for children and their families in an informative and collaborative method. I strive to bring a healing sense of humor and fun to the practice of pediatric gastroenterology.
Personal Interests: In his spare time, Dr J enjoys jogging with his family, making barbecue for the family, computer programming, and playing basketball. When relaxing he is an avid fan of watching baseball and basketball. He also enjoys the sounds of nature while fishing out in the country and on the ocean.
Public Speaking: yes
Volunteer Activities: I am dedicated to providing healthcare to children in various environments. I volunteer at overnight summer camps and teach bioethics to the community.
Education and Training
Medical Schools
DO, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University (2003)

Graduate Schools
MA, Midwestern University (AZ) (2003)

Undergraduate Schools
BA, Brandeis University (MA) (1998)

Internships
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program (2004)

Residency Program
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Pediatrics (2006)

Fellowships
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology (2009)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Pediatrics, Board Certification (2006)
Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certification (2009)
Master of Arts in Bioethics (2003)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Digestive System - Colonoscopy
  • Digestive System - Gastroenterology (Stomach, Bowel, General GI Problems)
  • Digestive System - Hepatology (Liver Disorders)
  • Digestive System - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis
  • Digestive System - Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat - Dysphagia (Trouble Swallowing)
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Nutrition
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Locations
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234
800-624-6553
Appointments: 720-777-1234
Website

Children's Hospital Colorado Parker Campus
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138
Website
(720) 777-1350 (Phone)

Children's Hospital Colorado Pulmonary Care
7960 South University Boulevard, Suite 203
Centennial, CO 80112
Website
720-777-9860 (Phone)
720-777-9875 (Fax)

Job Titles
Academic - Assistant Professor

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology
Pediatrics

Recognition & Awards
Sigma Sigma Phi, Sigma Sigma Phi Osteopathic Honor Soceity (2003)

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Outstanding Student in Pediatrics (2003)

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Teddy Bedrossian Compassionate Care Award (2005)

NASPGHAN, Endoscopy Prize (2009)

Professional Memberships
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition - Member
American Academy of Pediatrics - Member
American Osteopathic Association - Member
American Soceity for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Member
Research & Grants
Website
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term="friedlander JA"[Author]

Research Interests
My research interest in bioethics tries to improve the interaction and dialogue between doctors and their families so that the alliance between them is stronger during pediatric procedures and medical care. I also am clinically interested in improving pediatric endoscopic procedures and outcomes.
Teaching
Assistant Professor (2011)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, Bioethics, Medical Informatics, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Aerodigestive Disorders

Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: My clinical interests are inflammatory bowel disease, interventional endoscopy, reflux, esophagitis, failure to thrive, aerodigestive disorders, and pediatric bioethics.

Research Interest for Referring Providers: My research interest in bioethics utilizes shared decision making and tries to improve the interaction and dialogue between doctors and their families during pediatric procedures and medical care. I also am clinically interested in improving pediatric endoscopic procedures and outcomes.

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Locations: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado, Parker - Children's Hospital Colorado Parker Campus, Centennial - Children's Hospital Colorado Pulmonary Care

Clinic Phone: 720-777-6669

Fax Phone: 720-777-7277
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