Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD
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Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

2014 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462 Get Directions
(617) 243-5480

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Dr. Friedman specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Newton, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pouchitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Completed in 1984

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients