Dr. Louise Friend, MD

Dr. Louise Friend, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 88
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Louise Friend, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Monterey, CA. She is 88 years old and has been practicing for 55 years.

584 Munras Ave Ste 200

Monterey, CA 93940

Contact Information

(831) 372-6900

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Dermatitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
high
more than 88% of peers
Folliculitis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
31

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Folliculitis
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pemphigoid
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1954
  • George Washington Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1956
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1957
  • Stanford Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1963

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Friend does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Friend and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Friend's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friend to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Friend's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Friend accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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