• Alon Friedlander, MD.

  • Department: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Language: Hebrew, English
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About Me

Dr. Alon Friedlander is the Director of The Spine Deformity Unit, specialist in Back and Spine Morbidities, graduated from the Sackler School of Medicine, TAU and completed his residency in Orthopedics at the Sheba Medical Center.

He then completed his clinical fellowship in the field of Spinal Care in three international medical centers. Upon his return to Israel, he began working as a Senior Physician in the field of Spinal Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Orthopedics at Sheba.

Treatments and surgical procedures carried out by the Unit led by Dr. Friendlander: scoliosis surgery for children and adolescents, surgery for primary and secondary spinal tumors, a range of surgical procedures for spinal stenosis, front and back fixation, surgery for treatment of slipped discs, using both minimally invasive spine surgery and open techniques. Dr. Alon Friedlander is on Forbes list as one of the best doctors of Israel.

Positions
  • Director of the Spine Deformity Unit
  • Associate Professor of Orthopedic in the Sacler Medical School in Tel-Aviv University
  • Professional membership: AOSSM, ISAKOS
  • Responsible for treating orthopedic injuries as a referral physician for the special units in Israel defense forces (IDF)
  • Referral physician for elite soccer team in Israel (sport injuries)
  • Referral physician for knee injuries (evaluation and operating) for the Spartak Basketball Club in Moscow
  • Physician for Endure sport organization and club for triathletes in Israel
Conditions and treatment
  • Spinal surgery
  • spinal muscular atrophy
  • injuries and fractures
  • spinal tumors
  • congenital malformations
  • slipped discs
  • spinal stenosis
  • infections
  • instability
  • Scoliosis
  • splints
  • herniated disc
  • Orthopedics
  • Amputation, Ankle Fusion
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic
  • Bone Disease
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • Cartillage repair
  • Ligament Repair
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Diseases
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Medical Prosthesis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatologic Disorders
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Spine Deformation
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylosis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tendonitis

Credentials

Education and Training
  • MD from the Sackler School of Medicine, TAU
  • Residency in orthopedics at the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer
  • Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive surgeries in the University of Minnesota, U.S.A
  • Fellowship in Sport medicine in Lennox Hill hospital, NY U.S.A
  • Surgical removal of spinal tumors at the Hopitaux Institut Mutualiste Montsouris hospital, Paris, France
  • Spinal deformity corrective surgery at the Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France
  • Clinical fellowship in spinal surgery at the Queen Mary Hospital and the Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital, Hong Kong
Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery