Dr. Adam Friedman, MD

Dr. Adam Friedman, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Adam Friedman, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Valencia, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

27879 Smyth Dr

Valencia, CA 91355

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 94% of peers
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "The doctors of S.C.E.N.T. have been meeting the ear, nose, throat, and facial plastic surgery needs of patients for over a decade. We are able to offer the most specialized care for a wide range of adult and pediatric ear, nose, throat, and plastic surgery issues."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

71  Conditions Treated


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32  Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Usc/La County Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Usc/La County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • USC Keck School of Medicine Deans Scholar, 2002
Media & Publications
  • "Invasive Fungal Disease of the Larynx: Case report and review of The Literature" Presented at the 2005 American College of Surgeons Southern California Meeting, 2005
  • "Selection of Implants in Type I Thyroplasty" Presented at the 2006 American College of Surgeons Southern California Meeting, 2006
  • "The Immunohistochemical Similarities of Cardiac Mucosa, Intestinal Metaplasia of the Cardia, and Barrett's Esophagus." Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract, 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
28 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Friedman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Besides having my confidence that he is knowledgeable and well trained, Dr. Friedman is personable and down to earth and treats me as a person not just a patient. He explains things thoroughly and listens to what you have to ask and say. I never have waited more that ten minutes over the six years...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Friedman to anyone looking for a great ENT doctor. After numerous years of not breathing correctly, and having to be put on inhalers, and coughing constantly, I was finally sent to see Dr. Friedman. I am so thankful for that. I cannot say enough good things about Dr....more
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I just had opportunity to meet with Dr.Fridman in his office as a patient due to my recent Ear problem. Since I am in the medical field myself, I am writing this review as professional as well as an ordinary patient. I was impressed with his care and bedside manner, and careful assessment and...more
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If your considering surgery and a bit skeptical absolutely No need Dr. FRIEDMAN ia an extremely skilled in his proffession. I noticed a massive difference in my breathing very next day!
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