Dr. Marc Friedman, MD

Dr. Marc Friedman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Marc Friedman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Van Nuys, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1972 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6815 Noble Ave

Van Nuys, CA 91405

Contact Information

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Limb Pain
more than 22% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all ages and all walks of life. In addition, we serve as a leading educator of orthopedic surgery technique to surgeons around the world."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

9  Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Spondylitis

1  Procedures

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.


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • UCLA Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • UCLA Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Lenox-Hill Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friedman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Friedman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Love Dr Friedman and his staff (Vanessa) they are a great team. I had a complete knee replacement 2 1/2 weeks ago. Pain is so manageable. If i had any complaint for me the pain meds were too much, I didn't need any until I got home (two days after surgery). The Percocet was too much for me. If I...more
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Dr. Friedman has performed three surgeries on my knees, including two total replacements. He is extremely personable, often asks about my children and grandchildren, and clearly adores his own. His willingnes to share personally, including his own experience with knee replacement surgery,...more
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Fantastic surgeon! I never needed a walker or cane, crutches. Came to see me every day and stayed in contact for a month now. I'm 3 weeks ahead of rehab Results, but still have medium pain. Ice ice ice! Mark Sugarman
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Dr. Friedman is terrific. All of SCOI is wonderful from the experience I have had. You cannot believe what I had to endure before discovering SCOI. I have read some of the comments on YIPE. These people have no clue what a medical jungle it is out there. Keep up the excellent work!!!! As...more
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