Dr. Richard Friedman, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 68

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 600
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Dr. Friedman's Experience

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Dr. Friedman's Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Dr. Friedman Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
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Conditions Dr. Friedman Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Friedman

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Atlanta Gastroenterology Assocs
Atlanta Gastroenterology Assocs
5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 600
Atlanta, GA 30342
Atlanta Gastro Associates
Atlanta Gastro Associates
5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd # 68
Atlanta, GA 30342
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    Dr. Friedman's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Manometry
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
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    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Nausea
    • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Friedman

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York Medical College
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    Met Hosp/Ny Med College
    Complete in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Met Hosp/Ny Med College
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    Emory University Hospital
    Complete in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Friedman & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Friedman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Northside Hospital

    • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.3 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
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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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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Friedman accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • National Elevator
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    Atlanta Gastroenterology Assocs
    5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 600
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 257-9000 (Office)
    (404) 847-9792 (Fax)
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    Atlanta Gastro Associates
    5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd # 68
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 257-9000 (Office)
    (404) 847-9792 (Fax)
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