Dr. Charles Friend, DO

Dr. Charles Friend, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Charles Friend, DO is a family medicine specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University of Health Sciences in 1994 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

10718 Countryway Blvd

Tampa, FL 33626

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(813) 844-4800

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Friend's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acne
Acne Keloid
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Animal Allergies
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Biopsy
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Breast Pain
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Diseases
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Colposcopy
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Cryosurgery
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Echocardiography
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Genital Warts
Gestational Diabetes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Gynecological Examination
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lice
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Newborn Metabolic Screening
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Parkinson's Disease
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Pelvic Exams
Peptic Ulcer
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Preventive Care
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Cancer
Skin Diseases
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Travel Vaccination
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Friend is a board certified specialist in Family Medicine. He is retired from the Air Force and has practiced in a number of states and countries. His practice experience includes family medicine, obstetrics, sports medicine, occupational medi...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • Us Air Force Reg Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1994
    University of Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1994

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Do not waste your time with this Doctor. Does not listen to you, rather, he lectures you. The wait time in the office is crazy. Last time I was put into an exam room immediately, and then waited 2 hours, even though no one was there! Refused to refill my prescription from a previous Doctor, even...Read More
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Dr. Friend is a very amiable physician who patiently listens and clearly explains diagnoses, procedures and illnesses. He leaves nothing to chance and pursues the answer to any concern, no matter how seemingly minor.
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I had seen Dr Friend for an annual visit initially; he was very inquisitive and listened carefully to my answers, leaving with a sense of care that I have not experienced from a GP for far too long. He then order test and we finished up with some small talk and reflecting back on it I am thinking...Read More
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I dislike an aloof personality, My LDL number was "high" s0 he insisted I take statins. The previous doctor (from the SAME clinic) spent quite a long time explaining to me that we must look at other factors and calculated my heart attack risk at <4%. So he (the previous doctor) said that I do not...Read More
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I went in with severe symptoms. He was no help at all. No compassion. Just told me to go to Er. Stay away
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