Dr. John Freedman reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Freedman is Chief in the Department of Anesthesiology at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Rosa, California. He served as President of the Medical Exchange International, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to international health care collaboration. He is also the Founder and Co-Chair of the Kaiser Permanente Anesthesiology Symposium.
Education and Training
MD: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1980
Internship in Medicine: University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1980–1981
Research Fellowship in Infectious Disease: University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1981–1982
Residency in Internal Medicine: University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1982–1984
Residency in Anesthesiology: University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1984–1986
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Anesthesiology
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