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Dr. Benjamin Friedman, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Friedman

Presence Medical Group

2845 N Sheridan Rd Fl 6 Chicago, IL 60657

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Dr. Benjamin Friedman, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in 2002 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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Dr. Friedman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Spine Disorders more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Friedman's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

"I am committed to providing a comprehensive rehabilitation experience for every patient. Together with our multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and therapists, we tailor our program according to the individual patient's needs. I strongly believe that effective communication is essential in giving the best care possible."

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

Schwab Rehab Hospital and Care Netwo
Residency Hospital
2003
Universiyt Of Illinois At Chicago
Internship Hospital
2002
Finch University Of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
1995
Brandeis University
Undergraduate School
2003
2002
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mayper Memorial Award for fostering community relationships, Brandeis University, 1995
  • Employer's Choice Award, Weiss Memorial Hospital, 2007
  • Dean's List, Brandeis University, 1991-1995
  • Luzado Cardiology Award, Chicago Medical School, 2002

Media & Publications

  • Development of Oronasal Fistula in a Patient Status Post Anterior C1-C2 Odontoidectomy: a Post-op Complication Developed While on the Rehab Unit, March 2006
  • Impatient Rehabilitation of a Patient with Repaired Non-traumatic Bilateral Patella Tendon Ruptures, Nov 2007
  • Prolonged Compound Motor Unit Action Potential Duration in Five Cases of Steroid Myopathy, Sept. 2005

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Presence Medical Group

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    • Mon: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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