Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
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Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD
Lawrence Friedman, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. He provides primary care for young adults with HIV. Personal Statement Dr. Friedman says, “It is an honor to be a member of the UC San Diego faculty practice, where providing patient-centered care, making new medical discoveries and training future doctors happens every day." As a professor of clinical medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Friedman is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Friedman is the associate dean for clinical affairs. In this role he is responsible for the management oversight of ambulatory quality, safety and primary care, managed care, occupational medicine and telemedicine. He is also the founder of the UC San Diego Clinical Telemedicine Program which provides specialty consultation statewide and internationally. In recent years, Dr. Friedman has been co-chair of the University HealthSystem Consortium Ambulatory Care steering committee; served as a member of the Pay for Performance Implementation Advisory Task Force at the National Quality Forum; and is currently a member of the Agency for Health Care Research Study Section on Health Care Technology and Decision Science. Dr. Friedman has authored over fifty publications including original research, book chapters, review articles, monographs, and medical society position statements. He is currently a reviewer for several peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Friedman completed his residency and fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine.

330 Lewis St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD

Dr. Lawrence Friedman, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Friedman's Experience

Dr. Friedman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • New Eng Deaconess
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • New Eng Deaconess
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Dr. Friedman accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
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Hospitals where Dr. Friedman has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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