Dr. Steven Mark Friedlander , MD


(775) 356-7272

Nevada Retina Associates
610 Sierra Rose Dr
Reno, NV 89511


Dr. Steve Friedlander, was born and raised in Northridge, California. He attended the University of California, Berkeley and received a B.A. degree in Psychology in 1987. Dr. Friedlander attended Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serving as his class Vice-President and obtained his M.D. degree with multiple awards in 1992. His interest in ophthalmology and retina was peaked by Dr. Stephen Sinclair at Hahnemann. Following an internship at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Dr. Friedlander attended the University of California, San Diego for Ophthalmology Residency. After serving as Chief Resident he then attended the University of Illinois, Chicago for a two year vitreoretinal fellowship which he completed in 1998. Dr. Friedlander moved to Reno, Nevada to join Dr. Nielsen at Nevada Retina in 1998. He has become active in the medical community serving as President of the Nevada Academy of Ophthalmology, and has been appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Friedlander also has served on the Board of Surgical Arts Surgery Center, and maintains an interest in the sociopolitical issues in the delivery of medicine, often interacting with insurance companies, the Center for Medicare Services, and elected officials, in order to provide the best and most cutting edge care for the patients of Nevada Retina Associates. Dr. Friedlander is married to Rina Netuschil, RN and they have three children, Shanel, Brent and Justin. He enjoys chess, guitar, trapshooting and hopes to one day make a final table at the World Series of Poker.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 28 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Drexel University College Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1992

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Northern Nevada Medical Center
  • Renown Regional Medical Center
  • Saint Mary's Reno Regional Medical Center

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem HMO Nevada
  • Anthem NV Choice PPO
  • Anthem NV Pathway PPO
  • Anthem NV Pathway X HMO Ind Direct Access
  • Anthem Pathway X PPO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Plan of NV HMO My HPN MIPLAN BIEN Northern NV Plan HMO
  • Health Plan of NV HMO Northern NV
  • Health Plan of NV HMO Rural NV
  • Hometown Health Commercial PPO
  • Hometown Health Premier HMO
  • Prominence N Nevada - Preferred Healthcare PPO Employer
  • Prominence N NV - HealthFirst HMO/POS Network Employer
  • Prominence N NV - Premier HMO Employer
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Friedlander's Office Information

Fax: (775) 535-6292
Website: nevadaretinaassociates.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Doctor Friedlander's Other Office Information

Nevada Retina Associates
1525 Vista Ln Ste 110
Carson City, NV 89703
(775) 283-4000

Fax:(775) 528-3400
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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