Dr. Walter Friberg, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Friberg
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Walter S Friberg

840 W Irving Park Rd # 201 Chicago, IL 60613

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(773) 283-8420

Dr. Walter Friberg, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.


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(773) 283-8420

Dr. Friberg accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Arthritis and Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Arthritis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Herniated Disc
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Herniated Disc more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

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Dr. Friberg's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Baker’s Cyst
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Baker’s Cyst more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg performs Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Friberg performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friberg treats Arthritis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Friberg treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Friberg's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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About Me

USA Natural Health Clinic is a multidisciplinary office. Besides of rehabilitation services we provide Independent Medical Examination, cosmetic services including laser cosmetic, laser nail fungus treatment, professional grade cosmetic products, wei...

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Acupuncture
  • Medical Examiner
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2004
Nassau Univ MC
Residency Hospital
2001
Nassau University Medical Center
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • Lithuanian

Awards

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Walter S Friberg840 W Irving Park Rd # 201 Chicago, IL 60613
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Thorek Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average