Dr. Michael Friedman


Dr. Michael FriedmanDr. Friedman received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University with honors. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1978. He completed his general surgery and urology residencies at the prestigious Barnes Hospital at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. He came to Central Florida in 1983.

He has been an active member of numerous national and regional medical associations, including the American Urological Association, The Florida Urological Society, and the American Medical Association. He is a four-time winner (1981, 1984, 1987, 1990) of the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. His professional appointments include Chief of Surgery at South Seminole Community Hospital in 1985 and Chief of Surgery at Central Florida Regional Hospital in 1986.

Dr. Friedman served on the Board of Directors of the Florida Physicians Association from 1986-1992. He also served as a delegate for Seminole County to the Florida Medical Association from 1987-1991. Lastly, he served as President of the Seminole County Medical Society in 1989 and Chief of Staff of Central Florida Regional Hospital in 1991. Dr. Friedman is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.). Dr. Friedman also devotes his efforts as a speaker.

Dr. Charles N. Witten


Dr. Charles N. WittenDr. Witten received his B.A. in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1980. He subsequently completed his medical education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1984. He returned to Philadelphia to complete his General Surgical and Urological Surgery Residencies at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 1984 – 1990. The University of Pennsylvania’s Urological Surgery Residency is considered on of the top training programs in the country. He served as chief resident his final year. Dr. Witten joined Central Florida Urology Associates after completing his residency in 1990. He has been board-certified by The American Board of Urology since 1992.

Dr. Witten has served on numerous hospital committees including chairmanships of surgical peer review and credentials committees. He has served on the Education Committee for the Seminole County Medical Society. From 2002-2005, he served as Chairman of the Department of Urology at Florida. During his tenure, the hospital procured the DaVinci Robot to perform robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery.

Dr. Witten’s particular areas of interest include prostate, bladder and renal cancers; urinary incontinence; erectile dysfunction with emphasis on penile implant surgery; male infertility; microscopic surgery including vasectomy reversal; DaVinci robotic radical prostatectomy; laparoscopic urological surgery, and management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with minimally invasive techniques including microwave thermotherapy and green light laser Photo-vaporization (PVP) of the prostate.

Dr. Witten is an active member of The American Urological Society, The American Association of Clinical Urologist, The American Fertility Society, The Florida Urological Society and The Seminole County Medical Society. He is married with four children and resides in Lake Mary, Florida.