Dr. Lawrence Frieman, MD

Dr. Lawrence Frieman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Lawrence Frieman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Red Bank, NJ and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

75 W Front St Ste 1

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HAP Insurance
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 93% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 89% of peers
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Frieman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frieman "Lawrence Frieman, M.D. graduated from George Washington University with a degree in Zoology in 1968 and he received his M.D. degree from UMDNJ/New Jersey Medical School in 1972. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC. Dr. Frieman has been in practice in Red Bank for over 30 years. Dr. Frieman is a comprehensive, Board-Certified ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery, retinal disease, corneal disease, uveitis, and glaucoma. He also performs annual eye exams and contact lens fittings. Dr.Frieman is an attending physician on the staff of Riverview Medical Center, Bayshore Hospital, and Monmouth Medical Center, and he is a Clinical Associate Professor at the New Jersey Medical School. He is a Past President of The New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology, and a Past President of The Monmouth County Medical Society. Currently, he serves on the Executive Committee of The NJ Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Frieman has been married to his wife, Gail, for over 40 years and is the father of Dayna, a teacher, and Brett, his medical partner. His outside interests include spending time with his grandchildren, road rallying, skiing, and travel"


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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

73  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lupus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scotoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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19  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • George Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 10/2004
  • Merck Manual Award, 06/1972
  • AMA Physician Recognition Award, 06/2002
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Lifetime Education in Ophthalmology Award, 10/2004
Media & Publications

Dr. Frieman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frieman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frieman to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Frieman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr Frieman is a caring doctor who is very thorough. He is friendly but professional. His office staff is wonderful.
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they are a bunch of liars... The office called me up and said I have to go in because the insurance requested additional information for follow up. Unfortunately that was not the case, they then billed my insurance company as a office visit and was not covered which means I am now responsible for...more
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My experience with dr. Frieman is ongoing as he has been by doctor for almost 20 years. He is so professional so meticulous and always goes the extra mile. Takes as much time with me as he does anybody else. He and his staff do such a great job and then there is also Brett like father like son. And...more
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Very happy with the manner in which I was treated. Very professional. Very thorough. Very knowledgeable. Took time to explain everything to me. Staff excellent
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