Dr. Howard Friedman, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 80

Dr. Howard Friedman, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has over 55 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York State U, School of Medicine - Buffalo medical school in 1966. He is affiliated with medical facilities Brooklyn Hospital Center Downtown and NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Friedman to book an appointment.

Dr. Friedman

Brooklyn Hospital Center

121 Dekalb Ave Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Friedman is affiliated with NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital New York, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
    Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Friedman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Friedman performs this procedure more than 24% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Heart Disease more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 21% of his peers

Hypertensive Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Hypertensive Heart Disease more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 21% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Friedman's conditions and procedures:

  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease

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(718) 250-8317

Dr. Friedman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
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HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthFirst
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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Friedman

4.8

Based on 4 ratings

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Friedman, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has over 55 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Colum Presby
Fellowship Hospital
Mount Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1968
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
Residency Hospital
1967
St Louis City Hosp
Internship Hospital
1966
New York State U, School of Medicine - Buffalo
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Howard Friedman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Friedman frequently treats Electrocardiogram (EKG), Heart Disease, and Hypertensive Heart Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Friedman treats.

Where is Dr. Howard Friedman, MD's office located?

Dr. Friedman's office is located at 121 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Howard Friedman, MD speak?

Dr. Friedman speaks Russian and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Howard Friedman, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

Practice

Brooklyn Hospital Center121 Dekalb Ave Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Ahava Williamsburg16 Sumner Pl # 18 Brooklyn, NY 11206
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Friedman is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Brooklyn Hospital Center Downtown

Brooklyn, NY

53% Patient Experience Rating, 16% lower than the national average

6 Awards Received

NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital

New York, NY

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2020)