Dr. Eric D. Freeman, DO

Dr. Eric D. Freeman, DO

Pain Medicine | Male | 47 years old

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Practice specializing in Spine disorders, herniated discs, neck and low back pain. Board Certified Fellowship trained Interventional Pain Management specialist....Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Freeman to family and friends
3.2
based on 45 total surveys (10 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Freeman's Office & Staff
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I saw a new doctor thst joined the practice on 9/30. Was told they would call me the following Monday to schedule an epidural. 3 weeks later I was still waiting for that call. I called them and they gave an appt for November in a location much further away. I told them I needed Edison location. I've left several messages. I did not receive one return phone call.
in Highland Park, NJ |
I have been seeing Dr. Freeman for many years. he has helped me tremendously with my pain I have on a ongoing basis. yes, sometimes you will wait a little bit longer than you are used to but I am pleased every time I have been there. I recommend him and sure you will not be disappointed.
in Edison, Nj |
Was seeing Dr. Freeman for several years and wasn't only until recently I went to get a second opinion did I come to realize how poorly managed my care was - avoid at all cost
in New Brunswick, NJ |
Been going to Dr. Freeman since 2008 and always been treated good. He cares about his patients, he always explain everything what is going on. I have chronic pain and he has done all he can to help me. His staff also likes to help. His receptionist, I think it was Glensy is the best, she always try to help. To bad they changed her from the Edison office. No issues yet.
in Edison, NJ |
Worst Doctor and staff ever
in Edison, NJ |
Long wait time- rude Doctor
in Franklin Park |
Dr freeman took me in when I had no where else to go. My previous MD had completely mod managed me and only cared about money. Dr Freeman had me set up with an epidural within 1 months and went over EVERY medication with me, everyone on his staff is beyond friendly. I look forward to a long patient-doctor relationship with him and his stadd
in Cranford, NJ |
Avoid a potential liability. Do not turn to Eric Freeman. I was inappropriately medicated, and, sent away more than once under false pretenses and without transitioning me off of an opiod. My GP kept me from going through withdrawal. Scheduling errors were routine. When lab conditions suddenly became sloppy, Dr. Freeman accused me of taking medication outside the regimen. Seperate screenings proved this false. Cancellation of my contract was seriously delayed.
in Colonia, NJ |
I was in a lot of pain and Dr Freeman was the only doctor to actually help me rather than to simply run tests and hand over a prescription for percocet. I was pain-free for 8 years and didn't even give it a second thought. I had an issue with a second disc and I went to Dr Freeman first. Within 2 weeks, I had an MRI, and a steroid shot and I was on the mend again...PILL FREE.
in Edison, New Jersey |
Dr. Freeman neglected to order the most basic diagnostic tests prior to months of treatment. Since he claimed to be a board certified expert in dealing with problems of the spine, I assumed he knew what he was doing. A competent medical professional advised me to get an MRI. The MRI indicated that I was close to becoming paralyzed. Shortly thereafter, I had surgery with a doctor who truly was an expert in problems of the spine. If you're looking for a pain management doctor, keep on looking!
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Dr. Freeman says...

Practice specializing in Spine disorders, herniated discs, neck and low back pain. Board Certified Fellowship trained Interventional Pain Management specialist. A comprehensive non operative approach for the treatment of spine and arthritic disorders. Orthopedic rehabilitation, chronic pain management. All spinal procedures are performed under x-ray guidance.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Medical Association
  • International Spinal Interventional Society
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Board Member
  • New Jersey Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Society of Practice Pain Management
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • World Institute of Pain
  • North American Spine Society

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

  • America's Top Physicians

OFFICE HOURS

  • Both locations: Monday – Friday, 8-5pm

Dr. Freeman says...

  • Tendinitis
  • Arthritic Conditions
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Headache
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Bursitis
  • Ligament Damage
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET)
  • Endoscopic Discectomy / Foraminotomy / Decompression
  • Percutaneous Decompression
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Vertebroplasty
  • M.I.L.D. (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression)
  • Myofacial Injections
  • Plasma Rich Platelet (PRP) Therapy
  • Stem Cell Therapies
  • Prolotherapies
  • Electromyography
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Transforaminal Epidural Injections
  • Caudal Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections

Dr. Freeman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York - D.O.,

    Graduated in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - UMDMJ
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Interventional Pain Management of Spine Disorders - Florida Spine Institute
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Delaware - B.S.,

    Graduated in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

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