Dr. Lara Friel, MD

Dr. Lara Friel, MD

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o
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Dr. Lara Friel, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

UT Maternal Fetal

6410 Fannin St Ste 210

Houston, TX 77030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
very high
more than 93% of peers
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Friel'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.

1  Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Friel does not have any board certifications listed.

14  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Friel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Friel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friel's Reviews

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friel to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Friel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am a physician myself and my wife and I are going through a high risk pregnancy. Dr. Friel came in and informed us about poor baby growth. Baby is in 3%, worse than 3 weeks ago. Would not even stand for us to ask a question. As she is quickly walking away my wife asked desperately, do you feel we...more
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Her office charged me almos $600 and she wouldn't answer any of my questions. She is cold and doesn't wait for you to ask questions. Seems the be in a hurry all the time
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