Dr. Richard Friedman, MD

Dr. Richard Friedman, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Richard Friedman, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1974 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 600

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 257-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Friedman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Friedman received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. He completed his internship and residency at New York Medical College in New York City and his fellowship in gastroenterology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Friedman has been in private practice in Atlanta since 1979 and joined Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates in 2004. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Medical Association of Georgia, the Medical Association of Atlanta, and the American Gastroenterology Association. In addition, he serves as a clinical instructor in physical diagnosis for Emory University Hospitals."

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University Of Wisconsin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Met Hosp/ny Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Met Hosp/ny Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friedman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Unfortunately, Dr. Friedman and his team are horrible about following up. I have left numerous messages with him and his nurse and never received a follow-up call responding to my questions. This is after having made 3 visits to his office and having been prescribed medication for a condition. ...more
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Dr. Friedman is a kind and caring professional.
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Dr. Friedman is a very caring, professional and knowledgeable doctor. He gives you information concerning your health issues and he takes time to explain and answer any questions, He is dedicated and excellent doctor who cares about his patients -- I highly recommend him for anyone needing a...more
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Had great bed side manners when I met with him but that is where it ended. When he found my problem he did NOT help in any way. I think he just wants to do a colonoscopy and not address your problems. Colonoscopies are more lucrative! Now have an appointment to see another doctor. Hope this...more
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Dr Friedman was so compassionate and kind. He even called me himself when I experienced severe nausea from medication. He is a wonderful doctor
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