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 health care that I can help them to lead active, healthy and fulfilling lives after amputation. I also focus on the prevention of complications after disability.
Spending time with her family, running, triathlons, yoga, reading, spending time with her three dogs
Dr. Friedly's primary clinical interest is the rehabilitation of people with amputation and people facing limb loss. She also has interests in chronic pain and spinal disorders.
Dr. Friedly's research interests include health services research, improvement of health care delivery systems to persons with disability, outcomes research, and quality improvement. Her research has focused on studying interventions for the treatment of pain related to spine disorders as well as amputation. She currently is the primary investigator for a large multicenter randomized controlled trial of epidural steroid injections for spinal stenosis in the elderly.
- Oregon Health Sciences Univ.Medical education2001
- UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation MedicineInternship
- UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation MedicineResidency
- American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2006