Dr. Christopher Friend, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
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Dr. Christopher Friend, MD
Dr. Christopher Friend, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Charlottesville, VA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Friend is affiliated with Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.

Charlottesville Cardiology

459 Locust Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22902

Contact Information

(434) 293-4072

Dr. Christopher Friend, MD

Dr. Christopher Friend, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • 7 More

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Dr. Friend's Experience

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Dr. Friend's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • 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
  • Hypertensive Heart and 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
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Waterbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Waterbury Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friend's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friend to family and friends
1.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Friend's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    POOR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Friend accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • MVP Health Care
  • National Elevator
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Friend has admitting privileges

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
500 Martha Jefferson Dr
Charlottesville, VA 22911
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