Dr. Robert Friedman, MD

Dr. Robert Friedman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(38)
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Dr. Robert Friedman, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

1001 Park Ave

New York, NY 10028

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Keratomileusis
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Columbia Physicians and Surgs
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
4.3
based on 38 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

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 (7)

in New York, NY |
Superb physician. Gets it right away. And, he communicates his diagnosis and plan superbly. Walked me through every step, and made sure I understood each one. A keeper.
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New York, NY |
Thorough, kind, and intelligent.
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in New York, NY |
Great doc and nice guy. Got me in on time, got me out amazingly quickly! They have this new device that enabled him to examine my eyes without making me blind, and to show me what he was looking at. Took the time to make sure that i knew what was going on and to answer questions. Definitely going...more
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in New York, NY |
I usually review physicians regarding my personal care, and I can say that Dr. Friedman is a great ophthalmologist. Always on his best game. Responsive, smart and gets it right. True professional. But, this time, I am writing in regard to a very close friend who was having a horrible problem and...more
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in New York, NY |
Outstanding! Simply outstanding! Great office, great bedside manner, OUTSTANDING surgeon!
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Hospitals where Dr. Friedman has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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