Dr. Stephen Friedman, MD

Dr. Stephen Friedman, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Friedman, MD is a dermatologist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.

16255 Ventura Blvd Ste 120

Encino, CA 91436

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ringworm
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
1

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
28

Conditions Treated

8

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

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
3.4
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Friedman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Arroyo Grande
I have a lot of faith in dr. Freidman. I know he's well-trained, and has the latest equipment to keep my skin healthy. Super friendly knowledgeable doctor. His explanations of procedures and products used are always in-depth and extensive.
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in Woodland Hills, CA
I've been going to Dr. Friedman for more than 30 years. His knowledge and expertise are invaluable. Both my husband and son now go to him as well. He's worked wonders with my son's teenage acne. The entire family is very happy with the care we get from him. The only thing that's a little irritating...more
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in California
He is the worst doctor I've ever encountered in my life. Clearly running a shotty practice with intentitions to scam patients out of as much money as possible while doing as little work as possible. Not sure how he is still practicing but he is clearly not fit to practice medicine. Basically he...more
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