Dr. Michael Friedman, MD

Dr. Michael Friedman, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(95)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Friedman, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Skokie, IL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and sleep medicine.

8930 Gross Point Rd Ste 700

Skokie, IL 60077

Contact Information

(847) 966-8930

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 16 More

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Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thymectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

1 Sanction
  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (4/10/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Friedman, Michael MD: License # 036047479: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician allowed an unlicensed individual to pay for his advertising at a time the physician was performing surgical procedures in the surgical center owned and controlled by said unlicensed individual. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation placed the physician's license on indefinite PROBATION for minimum of two years, required to take and pass EBAS EXAMINATION and imposed a FINE in the amount of $10,000.00.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University of Illinois Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Friedman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Friedman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
4.6
based on 95 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (96)

  • 5
    (83)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Friedman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

in Chicago, IL
I was sent here by my GP, for a sleep study and an ongoing mouth ulcer. After being put into a room the nurse came in asked her questions and left (leaving the door open). Few minutes later I hear my name being mentioned in the hallway she told Dr. Friedman that I was a high maintenance patient, I...more
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in Chicago, Il
Everything from the office visits to the sleep studies have been an absolute joke. The rooms for the sleep studies are not comfortable. During office visits you are shuffled through 3 different rooms. You can never get a straight answer out of anyone. It's a mess. I am so unhappy I asked my doctor...more
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