Dr. Elke Friedman, MD

Dr. Elke Friedman, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Elke Friedman, MD is a hematology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1996 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

6605 W Broad St Ste A

Richmond, VA 23230

Contact Information

(804) 287-3000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Friedman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "In life, there are many things we cannot control and many things we can control. For those that we can control, I strive to do the absolute best, including the care of my patients."

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

87  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Med College Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Med College Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Med College Va Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friedman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Friedman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

From my very first appointment, I felt secure that I had the best doctor. She always takes her time explaining things to me. She answers all of my questions and never makes me feel that's she too busy to answer me or that my questions are ridiculous. When I have any issues she very quickly takes...more
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Dr. Friedman is the 2nd hematologist I have seen and SO MUCH better than the 1st. She is incredibly kind, knowledgeable and supportive. She has gone out of her way to work with 2 other specialists that I see to help manage/address surgeries and other conditions with them. I would 100% recommend...more
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Unfortunately, my strong recommendation is to find another oncologist. Dr. Friedman began the first oncology appointment with "So.. you know what you have, right?" She was not up-to-date on the latest meta-analyses for the chemotherapy treatments she recommended, making her either misinformed or...more
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