Dr. Michael Friedman, MD

Dr. Michael Friedman, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Michael Friedman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology.

2675 N Decatur Rd Ste 705

Decatur, GA 30033

Contact Information

(404) 299-8600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Friedman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Arthritis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Polymyositis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Polymyositis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Friedman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1981
    University Of North Carolina Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    The Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1977
    Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1977
  • 1976
    University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School
    1976

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Friedman

1.9

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(2)
4 Stars
12.5%
(3)
3 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
12.5%
(3)
1 Star
62.5%
(15)

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This dr's office is rude and disorganized. Was not acknowledged when signing in. The amount of papers at the front desks is worthy of an episode of "Hoarders." That may sound over the top, but I don't know how else to describe it. After 45 min of waiting, was assured I would be called back soon....Read More
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The wait time was about 3 hours after my appointment but once in the back dr. Friedman took his time with me answered every question. He didnt make me feel rushed but instead i felt cared about.
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His office is the most dysfunctional doctor's office I've ever experienced. The staff need customer service training. The area behind the front desk is messy, with stacks of paper everywhere. There are LONG wait times, and one staff person is usually raising her voice at the doctor to get him to...Read More
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Long wait time, however he listened to my concerns and ordered the tests I requested in hopes of determining what is the cause of my problems
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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