Dr. Robert Friedman, MD

Dr. Robert Friedman, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Robert Friedman, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 1982 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

100 E Idaho St Ste 200

Boise, ID 83712

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Insurance Accepted

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

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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
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

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

40  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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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Friedman, MD
I would never recommend Friedman to anyone for any reason. "Unethical" doesn't even come close to describing his standard of care. His interactions with me as a Worker's Comp patient, were unproductive, unprofessional and disturbing. In his outdated program, you soon learn that it's not about your...Read More
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WCP in ID – Jun 28, 2018
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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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JD in Meridian, ID – Feb 18, 2017
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Dr. is great, has huge problems with his front office staff.
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John Doe in BOISE – Sep 29, 2016
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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...Read More
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Kathleen in Boise, ID – Mar 09, 2016
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