Dr. Kathryn Duncan Friedman is a 1978 graduate of Columbia University’s School of Dental and Oral Surgery (SDOS) in New York City where she graduated near the top of her class. She was awarded the Van Woert Scholarship fund Prize for high academic achievement in 1978. She graduated with high honors in 1973 with a BS degree in Biology from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
After the completion of a general practice residency at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, New York 1978-79, Dr Duncan Friedman practiced in the small rural town of Millbrook, New York. During this year she commuted back to NYC for a part time position teaching in the TMJ Clinic where she had done special elective as a senior in dental school.
In 1980 she relocated to Pittsburgh, PA. She began to practice dentistry first as an associate in different downtown offices and then in her own private practice at this current location in the Park Building. She fell in love with the light, airy spaces and top floor views of the old historic building and especially with the great statues placed outside of every window!
Dr. Duncan Friedman’s professional associations include past active membership in the American Dental Association and PA State Dental Associations, present and active memberships in Academy of General Dentistry and the highly respected Seattle and Discovery Study Clubs. Dr. Duncan Friedman is committed to continuing education and collegial interactive treatment planning which is the keystone of the Discovery Study Club.
Her goal is to provide the highest quality of care for each of her patients. She loves to attend courses on her own or with her staff that promote innovative ideas and techniques and invigorate her whole office. She works with each patient to achieve their optimal cosmetic and healthy goals.
Dr. Duncan Friedman is happy to call the city of Pittsburgh her home, and raised her two children, Mara and Graham here. Following in her footsteps, Dr. Duncan Friedman is thrilled to be able to work side-by-side with her daughter, Dr. Mara Mangini, as well as her son-in-law, Dr. Nicholas Mangini. Dr. Duncan Friedman also enjoys gardening, exploring the city, and is constantly on the hunt for antiques!