Dr. Joel Friedman earned his D.O. degree at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California. He subsequently completed an Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency program at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center (LAC+USC), where he served as co-chief resident. He then stayed at LAC+USC Medical Center to complete fellowship training in surgical pathology and then pursued a second fellowship in genitourinary pathology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. During his time in Michigan he was involved in research on multiparametric prostate MRI-guided biopsies and on prostatic urethral cancers. He has presented his research at the annual national meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. Dr. Friedman is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and is on the medical staff of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center.