Dr. Brian Friedman, MD

Dr. Brian Friedman, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Brian Friedman, MD is an interventional cardiology specialist in Olathe, KS and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1980 and specializes in interventional cardiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

Midwest Heart & Vascular Specialists

1803 S Ridgeview Rd

Olathe, KS 66062
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Friedman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "Dr. Brian M. Friedman is a board certified interventional cardiologist with Midwest Heart and Vascular Specialists in Olathe and Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Menorah Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Friedman treats a wide spectrum of cardiovascular conditions which include chest pain (angina), heart attacks, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, venous disease (varicose veins), peripheral arterial disease, pericardial disease, arrhythmias (including atrial fibrillation), hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. He performs a number of procedures which include: cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty and stent implantation, pacemaker implantation, pericardiocentesis, venous ablation and phlebectomy. He has a broad experience in reading and interpreting electrocardiograms, stress tests, echocardiograms, nuclear studies and venous duplex examinations. He has received professional honors with recognition as one of Kansas City’s Top Doctors and Outstanding Teaching Awards while on the Cardiology Faculty at KU Medical Center. He was an investigator in a number of Research Trials and has published numerous scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and presented at local and national meetings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "To provide a patient centered approach of comprehensive, knowledgeable and compassionate cardiovascular care from “Prevention to Intervention”."
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Johannesburg Hospital - Internal Medicine/General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Johannesburg Hospital - Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Johannesburg Hospital - Cardiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friedman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
4.9
based on 7 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Friedman's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Friendly, professional, explains things well, good listener. Does not appear he is in a hurry to see the next patient.
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My husband and I having been seeing Dr. Friedman for several years and we love him. I would recommend him to everyone.
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Dr. Friedman is an excellent doctor from every standpoint. He has successfully diagnosed and treated my heart condition and carefully monitored my progress for several years. He is thorough in his examinations , takes the time to explain clearly his conclusions, and exudes confidence and genuine...more
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