Dr. Roger Friedman, MD

Dr. Roger Friedman, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
74 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Roger Friedman, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.


5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 131

Encino, CA 91316
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Extraocular Muscle Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Friedman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

1  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • La County Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • La County Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • La County Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Friedman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Roger Freidman is the worst Dr. ever. He should not practice. He caused my daughter to lose many sight nerves. He simply told me that he ignored to check my daughter properly because she has a rare disease. Dr. Freidman caused so much physical (many surgeries that could be easily avoided) and so...more
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Dr Friedman has been my son's Ophthalmologist since he was a toddler. He is wonderful with children, as is his assistant who does the pre exam work. The front office is a little icey, but I'm not here to rate them. We love Dr. Friedman.
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Great doctor he knew exactly what my son had on his eyes he gave us his diagnose told us my son was going to need surgery , performed the surgery and now i am beyond thankful that my sons eyes are aligned. God bless Dr. Friedman
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Dr Friedman recently saw my 7 month with clogged tear ducts. My son had chronic eye infections as a result. When we met with him he was kind and explained our options very well. He and his staff seem to work very well together and that makes for a very pleasant environment. He came highly...more
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