Edward L. Friedland


Edward L. Friedland / M.D.

Dr. Edward L. Friedland started his journey in medicine in New York, where, after graduating from Columbia College in New York City with Phi Beta Kappa honors,  he obtained his medical degree from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. That journey then took him to Miami where he completed his  internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

After completing his training in Nephrology, Dr. Friedland founded Carolina Nephrology Associates, P.A.  in Charlotte, North Carolina.  After 12 years, he returned to Florida, moving to Pensacola in 1998, where he co-founded Pensacola Nephrology, P. A., predecessor of the  Renalus  Center for  Kidney Care.

Among his fields of expertise is the treatment of  complicated and resistant forms of hypertension, fluid and electrolyte disorders and the hospital treatment of critically ill patients.

Along with  his patient care responsibilities, Dr. Friedland participates in the education of the future doctors of our region.  He is Clinical Assistant Professor of the Florida State University College of Medicine, and also works with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine which trains resident physicians within the Sacred Heart Health System.  At Baptist Hospital, Dr. Friedland has held a number of Medical Staff positions, including Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Friedland is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Escambia County Medical Society. Dr. Friedland is board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Critical Care Medicine. He has privileges at Baptist Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital, Gulf Breeze Hospital, Select Specialty Hospital, West Florida Hospital and Santa Rosa Medical Center.

Dr. Friedland  lives in Pensacola and is happily married with seven children, ages 23-3.