Dr. Allen H. Friedman, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 65

200 Trent Dr Suite 1L
Durham, NC 27710
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Dr. Friedman's Experience

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Dr. Friedman's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Friedman Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Friedman Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Friedman

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Appointments & Offices

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200 Trent Dr Suite 1L
Durham, NC 27710
DUMC3807
Durham, NC 27710
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    Dr. Friedman's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotaxis
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Friedman

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1978

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Western Ontario
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Friedman & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Friedman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Friedman

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends

    31 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Friedman's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 30 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Friedman
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    31 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Friedman accepting new patients?

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    What insurance does he accept?

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    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    200 Trent Dr Suite 1L
    Durham, NC 27710
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    DUMC3807
    Durham, NC 27710
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