Mr Tai Friesem

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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  • Spine

About me

Mr Friesem was born in Michigan USA and then moved to Israel where he completed his secondary school education. He was then drafted into the army and became an officer in the artillery, eventually commanding a scout group. After discharge he began studying medicine in what was then a new medical school in the southern area of Israel before moving to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge.

In 2002 Mr Friesem was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the University Hospital of North Tees. In 2006 he became Clinical Director of Trauma and Orthopaedics at North Tees and Hartlepool, leading the Trust with the re-configuration of trauma and elective whilst continuing his research in spinal surgery.

Areas of interest

Sports injuries; Spinal surgery; Cervical spine (diseases and disorders of); Lower back pain; Degenerative spine disorders; Lumbar (lower back)

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