Marcia Friedman, M.D

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, School of Medicine


Dr. Friedman is an academic rheumatologist who enjoys providing specialized care for patients with vasculitis, as well as caring for general rheumatology patients. Her research focuses on vasculitis with the goal of identifying new diagnostic tests and targeted therapies. She is the director of the multidisciplinary OHSU Vasculitis Center. She believes that patients with complex diseases benefit most from the collaborative care of multiple specialists with expertise in these rare diseases. In her spare time Dr. Friedman enjoys gardening, yoga, drawing, paddle-boarding, and exploring Oregon’s great outdoors with her husband and their dog.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2012, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Residency

    • Internal Medicine Residency: University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship

    • Rheumatology Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
  • Certifications

    • Certificate in clinical research, Human Investigator Program

Memberships and associations:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
  • American College of Rheumatology

Areas of interest

  • Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases
  • Vasculitis
  • Granulomatous mastitis


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