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Dr. Adam Friend, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Elmwood Park, NJ. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Read his story
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Dr. Friend's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Friend "Dr. Adam S. Friend joined the practice in 1998 and became the surgeon for Eye Care Associates of New Jersey. Whether in the operating room or the office, he enjoys the camaraderie of his patients and co-workers. He loves the many technologic advances in the field of ophthalmology and attends courses around the country in order to bring those techniques to his patients. We combine our unique personal touch with the most modern technology, years of experience, and advanced fellowship training to provide the best possible eye care… After graduating from the Ivy League’s Brown University, Adam attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He interned at the New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center before completing his ophthalmology residency at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where he was elected Administrative Chief Resident his senior year. Afterwards, he did fellowship training in cornea surgery and disease at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and became Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Adam regularly lectures in the community about eye diseases and treatments. He is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He currently serves as medical director of the Bergen Passaic Cataract Surgery & Laser Center and is the former Associate Director of Ophthalmology at the Valley Hospital. He is a past recipient of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Engineering Mass Media Fellowship and had volunteered his time and expertise as a participant in the Volunteer Health Program’s charitable mission to Honduras."
This content was provided by Dr. Friend "We combine our unique personal touch with the most modern technology, years of experience, and advanced fellowship training to provide the best possible eye care."
Cornea & External Diseases
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Blocked Tear Duct
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Biopsy of Cornea
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
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.
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School | Graduated 1993
New Rochelle Hospital Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
SUNY Health Science Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
University Tx Southwestern Med Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Patient’s Choice Award,
Media & Publications
Dr. Friend has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member