Dr. Eric Friedman, MD

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General Surgery | Male

Portland Surgical Oncology, PC 5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 221 Portland, OR 97213 Get Directions
Dr. Eric Friedman, MD

Dr. Eric Friedman, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Portland, OR. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Providence Portland Medical Center.

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

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based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Friedman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Milwaukie, Oregon |
Dr. Friedman was my emergency physician when I was hospitalized for diverticulitis. His treatment plan worked well, and he exhibited a warm and caring manner. His explanations were thorough, and aftercare was good.
in Portland, OR |
Dr. Friedman unprofessionally diagnosed my condition as requiring palliative and HOSPICE care, without as much as a SINGLE question about ME, the patient. He prescribed oxycodone when a 200mg ibuprofen eased the pain. He had me see his trainer, Dr. Brown. Pressured me to have a biopsy under extreme pain and duress in the site that was causing me excruciating pain. The bill he charged me was $901.00. The consult did me less than one iota of good.
in Portland, OR |
He handled my emergency appendectomy late on a Monday night and did a great job. He was easy to talk to in my follow up and his staff was easy to work with. Would definitely recommend for any general surgical procedure.
in Milwaukie, OR |
The initial introduction was great we had our consultation for my procedure that went fine schedule the surgery 2 days before the procedure they started calling me saying that they need half the money up front before they would do anything. You wouldnt't go to the mechanic and pay them first you pay them after services rendered. And the first phone call i got after the procedure was from them about my FMLA paperwork and they won't proceed until a processing fee is payed. Worst ethical practice
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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Oreg Health Science University

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Oreg Health Science University

    Completed in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Stomach Surgery