Dr. Daniel Friedlich, MD

Dr. Daniel Friedlich, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Daniel Friedlich, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Murrieta, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

25150 Hancock Ave

Murrieta, CA 92562

Contact Information

(951) 587-3739

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Friedlich's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Friedlich "Dr. Friedlich graduated from Dartmouth College with Honors in 1994, and went on to graduate Medical School and Neurosurgical Residency at Albany Medical College. During his training, he was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholar and a Neurogenetics Fellow at the National Institutes of Health. His neurosurgical interests also involve complex spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery and brain tumor surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Friedlich "Our Neurosurgeons provide state of the art, frameless, computer assisted neurosurgical treatment of both brain and spine disorders, which allows more precise computerized treatment as well as minimally invasive surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Albany Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Albany Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friedlich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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This Man, this Doctor, this Surgeon is absolutely Amazing! He Saved My Life! He is Brilliant! I am so very happy that my life has fallen into his hands! I can not wait to see him again, I am going to give him the biggest hug ever ?? I came to him having the worst pain and pressure in my head, it...Read More
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Awful and rude! Answers questions with "nobody knows". Go see a doctor who cares about his patient and will help you to make an informed decision. He is a condescending doctor and has no idea how to talk to his patients!
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I was referred to Bret Abshire but it would have taken 2 months to be seen. So I took an appointment with Friedlich instead. I was in the hospital 2 days after seeing him getting surgery. I am very satisfied with my surgery. The scar is beautiful too. He is very particular and demands the best...Read More
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ZERO! I received major back surgery. Back was a total mess from T-9 to S-1. Main surgeon was Dr. Brett Abshire, yet I was left in the care of this man who doesn't even deserve the title of Doctor. It was more than obvious he didn't even care to review my past history or needs yet was given the job...Read More
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Horrible doctor. Did not take the time to ask me about my symptoms instead sent me to physical therapy. Typical feels the same as the V.A. clinic.
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