Dr. Adam Friend, MD

Dr. Adam Friend, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
(33)
Save
Dr. Adam Friend, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Elmwood Park, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

1 Broadway Ste 404

Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Friend

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Friend performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blepharitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinguecula
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Friend's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Less

Read Less

12  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • 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.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
  • New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology, Member

Dr. Friend's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friend to family and friends
33 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Friend's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr Friend performed laser cateract surgery on both of my eyes. He is a wonderful surgeon with great skills. Prior to each surgery and during every annual visit he takes the time to go over everything. He always ensures that all of my questions and concerns are answered. But the real sign of my...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
I had a great experience at this practice with Dr. Gunzburg. I also met with Dr. Friend initially and he was helpful.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
What can I say, what a great staff always happy to help you and always with a pleasant smile. Dr. Adam Friend I am sure is the best opthamology surgeon in the country. He has done surgery on my mother and she is so happy with him. He has also done surgery on my one eye and will do surgery on my...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
The only thing I can say is outstanding from start to finish. Dr. Friend answered all my questions and made me feel at ease about the whole procedure. The staff at his office and the Bergan laser center also were outstanding, Juan walked me thru a lot of the testing and was very professional and...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Friend is an exceptional doctor with great skill in diagnosing eye disease and preforming surgical procedures. He also takes time to inform his patients and make them comfortable. His staff is also friendly, helpful, professional and knowledgeable. I can definitely recommend Dr. Friend, his...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Friend?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!