What Makes Dr. Frieling Different?

Dr. Frieling is passionate about helping others achieve their best self, both inside and out. She is dedicated to establishing and maintaining genuine and unique relationships with her clients, with utmost trust and confidentiality. She has a passion for teaching, and wants to educate her clients on the different options for achieving their ideal look. Dr. Frieling is a firm believer in prevention. Relax those muscles early so wrinkles from normal facial expressions never have a chance to form!

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Dr. Gretchen W. Frieling, MD

CEO of GFaceMD

Dr. Frieling is a medical doctor with over 10 years of experience as a leader in the Dermatology and Pathology fields. Her background is notable for intensive training in ballet, which includes attending the Juilliard School in New York City. She combines her artistic eye, perfectionistic qualities, and medical expertise, to give her patients impeccable, ‘show-stopping’ results. When it comes to cosmetic procedures, specifically injectables, Gretchen has mastered the art of re-defining and re-vitalizing the face by eliminating fine lines and wrinkles and re-establishing volume. She will listen to your requests and concerns. She will explain the available procedures that would be optimal for your unique situation. She is never in a rush and will spend as much time as you desire discussing these options.

MEET

Dr. Gretchen W. Frieling, MD

CEO of GFaceMD

Dr. Frieling is a medical doctor with over 10 years of experience as a leader in the Dermatology and Pathology fields. Her background is notable for intensive training in ballet, which includes attending the Juilliard School in New York City. She combines her artistic eye, perfectionistic qualities, and medical expertise, to give her patients impeccable, ‘show-stopping’ results. When it comes to cosmetic procedures, specifically injectables, Gretchen has mastered the art of re-defining and re-vitalizing the face by eliminating fine lines and wrinkles and re-establishing volume. She will listen to your requests and concerns. She will explain the available procedures that would be optimal for your unique situation. She is never in a rush and will spend as much time as you desire discussing these options.

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EXTENSIVE

Training

After graduating summa cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, Dr. Frieling completed her medical school at The University of Florida College of Medicine. She continued to excel academically and personally, and pioneered a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic to provide free medical care. After medical school, Dr. Frieling completed her training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She then completed her Dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Currently, she is also a practicing Dermatopathologist in Newton, Massachusetts.

During her training, Dr. Frieling built an extensive resume, including but not limited to many articles in the Dermatology and Pathology literature, textbook chapters, and national conference presentations. She was on faculty at Harvard Medical School and participated in the first year Histopathology course.

In her spare time, Dr. Frieling continues to give back to her community and beyond. Currently, she is spearheading another medical mission to the Dominican Republic and partnering with Pedro Martinez and The Pedro Martinez Foundation.

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LIFE

In Her Spare Time

Along with splitting her time as a practicing dermatopathologist, Dr. Frieling enjoys spending time with her husband, her two kids, and extended family, as well as volunteering in the community. She is a resident of Wellesley and loves good music and is always up for trying a new restaurant!

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IN PUBLICATIONS

Below is a list of Dr. G's many publications, she writes regularly for medical journals and for public articles. She's become a go-to advisor for many companies when it comes to skin health.

PUBLICATIONS
Dialani V, Venkataraman S, Frieling G, Schnitt SJ, Mehta TS. Does isolated flat epithelial atypia on vacuum-assisted breast core biopsy require surgical excision? Breast J, Nov-Dec 2014;20(6):606-14.

Frieling G, Al-Zaid T, Prieto V. Placental Alkaline Phosphatase Positivity in Metastatic Melanoma: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. American Journal of Dermatopathology, February 2014; 36(2):189-90.

Frieling G, Velez N, Tahan S, Burgin S. Isolated Painful Onycholysis in a 40-year-old female with Crohn’s Disease. International Journal of Dermatology 2013, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2012.05705.

Frieling G, Williams N, Rosenthal SI, Lim S. Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Report of a Unique Case and Review of the Literature. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology April 2013

Al-Zaid T, Frieling G, Rosenthal SI. Dermal Pleomorphic Liposarcoma Resembling a Pleomorphic Fibroma: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.  J Cutan Pathol August 2013;40(8):734-9. Epub May 2013 May.

Frieling G, Tahan S, Dewar R. Case and Image acknowledgement in: Sarantopoulos G, et al. Mimics of Cutaneous Lymphoma: Report of the 2011 Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology Workshop. Am J Clin Pathol 2013;139:536-551.

Benson P, Frieling G, Pierson J, Weinberger C. Photo Challenge: Mucinous Carcinoma. Cutis. June 2016;97(6):E8-9.

JOURNAL REVIEWS
          Journal of Medical Case Reports, Abstract Review Board, September 2012

ABSTRACTS AND PRESENTATIONS
*Williams: Maiden name

Frieling G, Presenter. Great Cases from University of Vermont Medical Center.  26th Annual Eastern Winter Dermatology Conference. January 16-19, 2015; Stowe, Vermont

Frieling G, Shalin S, Sepehr A, Selim A, Shea C, Smoller B, Mihm M Jr, Horn T, Ahern, T, and Rosenthal SI. Quantitative Analysis of Immunophenotypical Profiles of Benign Dermatoses versus Early Patch or Plaque Stage Mycosis Fungoides: Does a difference truly exist?

  • Fellow presentation at the American Society of Dermatopathology Conference, November 8, 2014, Chicago, IL


Frieling G, Rogers R, Lin J, Greene L. Exercise-Induced Vasculitis.

  • Accepted for poster presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2014, Chicago
  • Abstract # 0430-000382


Bartlett J, Frieling G, McGevna L, Greene L. Tattoo Pigment-Induced Granulomatous and Lichenoid Dermatitis with Focal Perforation.

  • Poster presentation at the American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2014, Chicago
  • Abstract #0430-000166


Frieling G, Lester E, Lin J, Pierson J, Greene L. Acute Infectious Id Panniculitis: Report of a Rare Case and Review of the Literature.

  • Poster presentation at the American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2014, Chicago
  • Abstract # 0430-000384


Frieling G, Tegeder A, Cook D. Are we biopsying TOO much? An Analysis of Fletcher Allen Health Care and Surrounding Practices.

  • Poster presentation at the American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2014, Chicago
  • Abstract #0430-000383


Frieling G, Al-Zaid T, Prieto V. Placental Alkaline Phosphatase Positivity in Metastatic Melanoma: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.

  • Accepted for poster presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2012
  • Abstract 252203


Frieling G, Lim S, and Cohen L. Pyoderma gangrenosum: An Unusual Clinical Presentation and Improvement with Topical Dapsone (ACZONE).

  • Accepted for poster presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2012
  • Abstract #251913


FrielingG, Hawryluk E, Bigby M, and Sepehr A. Fibroelastolytic Papulosis: Report of a Rare and Under-diagnosed Entity.

  • Accepted for poster presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2012
  • Abstract #251951


Wang A, Frieling G, Cavallo J, and Reimann J. Secondary Cutaneous Involvement by Splenic B-cell Marginal Zone Lymphoma With Prominent Epidermotropism and a Lichenoid Pattern of Infiltration.

  • Accepted for poster presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2012
  • Abstract #251957


Williams N, Frieling G, Lim S, and Wu H. Psoriasis Mimicking Pityriasis Rosea: Report of a Unique Case and Emphasis on Clinicopathologic Correlation

  • Accepted for poster presentation at American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP) 2012
  • Abstract #252204


Frieling G, Ahern T, Tahan S. Accuracy of the Measured Depth of Histologic Sections Compared to the Gross Specimen Measurement.

  • Poster presentation at USCAP 2012, Vancouver, Abstract confirmation #1002
  • Poster presentation at BIDMC Resident Research Day, June 4, 2012


Frieling G, Zimarowski MJ, Pihan GA. Life-Threatening Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis (LCV) Precipitated by Rituxan Therapy in a Patient with Hepatitis C and Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma (LPL): A Type I-II Cryoglobulinemia?

  • Oral presentation at the 2011 American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP), October 21, 2011, Abstract #258870


Frieling G, Zimarowski MJ.  Clumped Elastic Fibers Associated with Pityrosporum Folliculitis.

  • Poster presentation at the 2011 American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP), October 20, 2011, Abstract #258879


Frieling G, Lim S, Rosenthal S. Erythema Elevatum Diutinum: Report of a Unique Case and Review of the Literature.

  • Poster presentation at the 2011 American Society of Dermatopathology Conference (ASDP), October 22, 2011, Abstract #256325


Collins LC, Frieling G, Ahern T, Hu R, Hankinson SE, and Tamimi RM. Plasma Estradiol Levels and Degree of Estrogen Receptor (ER) Positivity by Image Analysis in a Large Cohort of Breast Cancer Cases: Results from the Nurses’ Health Study.

  • Poster presentation at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), December 6-10, 2011


Frieling G, Tahan S, Dewar R. Interesting Case of Atypical Follicular Hyperplasia (“Pseudolymphoma”).

  • Presented at the Society for Hematopathology and European Association for Haematopathology Workshop (SH/EAHP), Los Angeles, CA, October, 2011


*Williams G, Hu R, Tamimi R, Collins L. Distribution of Estrogen Receptor (ER) Staining by Image Analysis in a Large Cohort of Breast Cancer Cases: Results from the Nurses Health Study.

  • Presented at the 2011 United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Abstract #289
  • Oral and Poster Presentation at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Resident Research Day, June 21, 2011


*Williams G, Zimarowski MJ. Necrolytic Migratory Erythema in a Patient with Celiac Sprue: A case report of Pseudoglucagonoma Syndrome.

  • Presented at the 2010 American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Abstract #216393


*Williams G, Hartzell T, Lee B, Faulkner-Jones B. Acne Inversa (Hidradenitis Suppurativa) in a Patient with Axillary Breasts.

  • Presented at the 2010 American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Abstract #216568


Marsee D, *Williams G, Shofner J, Lee J, Jan F, Sepehr A, Zimarowski MJ. Multinucleate Cell Angiohistiocytoma.

  • Poster presentation at the American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) Annual Meeting, 2009, Chicago


PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS & TEXTBOOKS

Textbook Publications:
Tegeder A, Frieling G. “Cutaneous Reactions to Retinoids” In: Hall BJ and Hall JC. Cutaneous Drug Eruptions 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Springer Publishing, Inc; 2014

Frieling G. “Drug Eruptions in the Pediatric Population” In: Hall BJ and Hall JC. Cutaneous Drug Eruptions 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Springer Publishing, Inc; 2014

Lesiak K, Bartlett J, and Frieling G. “Drug-Induced Alopecia” In: Hall BJ and Hall JC. Cutaneous Drug Eruptions 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Springer Publishing, Inc; 2014

Lester E, Cook D, and Frieling G. “Psoriasiform Drug Eruptions” In: Hall BJ and Hall JC. Cutaneous Drug Eruptions 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Springer Publishing, Inc; 2014

Frieling G, Jessup C, Mihm M. “Erythema Nodosum.” In: Hall BJ, Hall JC, and Cockerell CJ. Diagnostic Pathology: Non-neoplastic Dermatopathology. 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Amirsys Publishing, Inc.; 2012.

Frieling G, Jessup C, DiCaudo D. “Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis” In: Hall BJ, Hall
           JC, and Cockerell CJ. Diagnostic Pathology: Non-neoplastic Dermatopathology. 1st ed. Salt Lake
           City, UT: Amirsys Publishing, Inc.; 2012.

Frieling G, Jessup C, Mihm M. “Drug Rash with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms.” In: Hall BJ,
Hall JC, and Cockerell CJ. Diagnostic Pathology: Non-neoplastic Dermatopathology. 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Amirsys Publishing, Inc.; 2012.

Frieling G, Jessup C, Mihm M. “Protothecosis.” In: Hall BJ, Hall JC, and Cockerell CJ. Diagnostic Pathology: Non-neoplastic Dermatopathology. 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Amirsys Publishing, Inc.; 2012.

Frieling G, Jessup C, Mihm M. “Erythema Nodosum.” In: Putnam A and Thompson KS. Diagnostic Pathology: Non-neoplastic Pediatrics, 1st ed. Salt Lake City, UT: Amirsys Publishing, Inc.; 2013.

Frieling G, Tahan S. Sporotrichosis in the Immune-Compromised Host. www.CMEAdvantage.com.

  • Course Director and author of online ACCME-accredited course (In progess)


Frieling G and Sepehr A. Case 19: Disseminated Cutaneous Mycobacterium chelonae. Knowledge Books and Software; 2011:pp.133-144

Frieling G and Tahan S. Case 20: Disseminated Cutaneous Sporotrichosis. Knowledge Books and Software; 2011:pp.145-155

  • A collaboration of Dermatopathology Faculty of Harvard-Affiliated Hospitals in Boston including Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital and current and former fellows of Harvard Combined Dermatopathology Training program
  • Author of chapters and presenter at the 2011 Dermatopathology CME Harvard course, September 15-17, 2011, Boston, MA


QUALITY ASSURANCE
Frieling G and Tegeder A. Are We Biopsying Too Much?An analysis of FAHC + Four Seasons + Dr. Seal’s Dermatology Practices. Results of study presented to Grand Rounds, UVM Dermatology practice, June 6, 2014.

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