Dr. Janna Friedly is a board certified physiatrist and UW assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She is the medical director of…
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Patient Care Philosophy
My role as a rehabilitation medicine doctor is to help people to adjust to major life-changing events and disability and to help people improve function. I believe that by actively engaging patients in their healthcare that I can help them to lead active, healthy and fulfilling lives. My primary clinical expertise is in the rehabilitation of people with amputations and those facing potential limb loss. I feel that taking care of patients during these difficult times in their lives is a privilege and I strongly believe that the patient is the most important member of a healthcare team.
Running, yoga, reading, playing with my four rescue dogs and children (mother of two boys).
Amputation rehabilitation; prosthetics; chronic pain related to amputations.
Dr. Friedly's research interests include health services research, improvement of healthcare delivery systems to persons with disability, outcomes research and quality improvement. Her research has focused on studying interventions for the treatment of back pain as well as pain related to amputations. She has recently conducted the largest multi-center randomized controlled trial of epidural steroid injections for spinal stenosis.
|Oregon Health & Science University||Medical education||2001
|UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine||Internship||
|UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine||Residency||
|American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab||Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation||2006