Dr. Robert Friedman, MD

Dr. Robert Friedman, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Friedman, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

100 E Idaho St Ste 200

Boise, ID 83712

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cerebral Palsy
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

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Procedures

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

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
3.1
based on 19 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Friedman's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Meridian, ID |
This guy is as dishonest as they come! Works for insurance companies and gives dishonest IME's for them for big money. Would never go to for treatment or recommend to anybody. Not even my worst enemy! What a complete disgrace to the medical community!
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in BOISE |
Dr. is great, has huge problems with his front office staff.
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in Boise, ID |
I have been a patient of Dr. Friedman's for nearly 17 years. From the first time he saw me, he has been the best at understanding my many health issues. He believes in a true 'system of care' and makes sure I have the correct doctors addressing my needs. Also, that they 'talk' to each other and...more
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Visit Dr. Friedman

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Friedman accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Friedman has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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