Dr. Shelly Friedman, D.O., FAOCD, FAAD, FISHRS
Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Friedman is a board certified Dermatologist who has spent his
long and distinguished medical career researching and providing the
very latest technology and medical advancements for his patients.
Considered a pioneer in the field of cosmetic body sculpting, he
introduced Endermology into the USA in 1995. Over the past decade,
Dr. Friedman has worked with and refined treatment protocol for
non-invasive skin tightening and body contouring including both
red and green lasers as well as various radio frequency devices. He
has lectured extensively nationally and internationally at dermatology
seminars. Now, with Nuvell Clinics, he is dedicated to bringing new and
exciting non-surgical Feminine Rejuvenation treatment programs to women
that, up until a  few years ago, were unavailable.


Founding President, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
Medical Advisor, American Hair Loss Council


Office Address:
Scottsdale Institute for Cosmetic Dermatology
8700 East Via De Ventura, Suite 130
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
PH: 480-970-0300


Medical School Graduate School
Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, Michigan
June 1978- June 1982
Degree: D.O., June 1982
Arizona State University
Psychology & Family Counseling
Tempe, Arizona
January 1972- June 1973
Undergraduate School Secondary
Providence College
Providence, Rhode Island
September 1967- June 1971
Cranston High School East
Cranston, Rhode Island
September 1965- June 1967


Internship Residency
Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
50 N. Perry Street
Pontiac, Michigan 48058
DME: Joseph Territo, D.O.
July 1, 1982- June 30, 1983
Department of Dermatology
Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital
Pontiac, Michigan 48058
Chairman: Daniel Koprince, D.O.
August 1, 1983- July 31, 1986


Fellowships Postgraduate Teaching
Preceptorship in Sclerotherapy
With: Elise Bernier, M.D.
Sherbrooke, Quebec 819-599-7016Preceptorship in Hair Transplantation
With: Emanuel Marritt, M.D.
Englewood, Colorado 303-694-9371Preceptorship in Hair Transplantation
With: Walter Unger, M.D.
Toronto, Canada 416-484-8303
Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, MichiganAppointed Position: Assistant Clinical
Professor in Dermatology
1986- Present


  • Fellow, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, October 23, 2013
  • Diplomate, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, January 1, 1998, October 7, 2008
  • American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology; Board Certified in Dermatology, February 29, 1988. Number 83
  • Diplomate, National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, July 1, 1983. Number 8921
  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice May 13, 2000. Number 29048
  • Georgia Composite Medical Board, January 7, 2000. Number 048351
  • Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery, March 6, 1986. Number 2179
  • Michigan State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, July 1, 1983. Number 008106
  • State of Illinois, Department of Registration and Education, November 1, 1983. Number 036-066743


  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Sydney, Australia 2005 Best Practical Tip
  • American Osteopathic College of Dermatology- Fellow of Distinction, 2005
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2000
  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1998
  • Who’s Who in the World, 1993
  • Who’s Who in Health Professionals, 1991
  • Who’s Who in America, 1990
  • Who’s Who in the Midwest, 1988
  • Who’s Who in the West, 1987
  • National Institute of Health Psychiatry Fellowship, Michigan State University
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 1980-1981
  • Dean’s List, Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, 1969-1971


  • American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery- President, June 10, 1996
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Hair Loss Council- Medical Advisor
  • World Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons- Medical Advisory Board
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery- Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic College of Dermatology- Fellow
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Inter- American Society of Cosmetic, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery
  • International Society for Aesthetic Surgery
  • International Society for Dermatologic Surgery