Dr. Wayne Friedman, MD

Dr. Wayne Friedman, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wayne Friedman, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1928 Alcoa Hwy Ste B303

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 305-9305

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 6 More

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Colporrhaphy
very high
more than 88% of peers
Cervical Polyps
high
more than 82% of peers
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • 4D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cesarean Hysterectomy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thermachoice® Ablation
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound, Transvaginal
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Memorial Health University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding resident teaching award OB/Gyn, 2001-2002
  • Marquis Whos Who in America, 2008
  • John McCain Fellowship Award with SAAOG, 2006
  • APGO-CREOG Award, 2002-2005
  • Outstanding resident in OB/GYN, 2003-2004
Media & Publications
  • Pregnancy complicated by antibiotic-induced Clostridium difficile pseudomembranous colitis [abstract]., Oct 2003
  • Outcomes of octogenarians and nonagenarians in elective major gynecological surgery., Aug 2006
  • Gender preference in female patients’ selection of gynecologists and surgeons [abstract], Oct 2003
  • Isolated femoral dysplasia is a sonographic manifestation of congenital rickets [abstract], Oct 2004
  • Torsion of the gravid uterus with umbilical cord prolapse and subsequent posterior hysterotomy [abstract], Oct 2004
  • Gender preference in female patients’ selection of gynecologists and surgeons., Apr 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
4.9
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Friedman's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

Knoxville, TN |
Dr. Friedman is great at what he does. He makes a somewhat awkward appointment feel very calm and I felt comfortable from start to finish. He makes sure you have all your questions answered and he specifies the exam to your specific health and needs. Highly recommend.
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in Loudon, TN |
Love love love Dr. Friedman! He delivered both of my girls.. he is so sweet and listens very well. Always makes you feel comfortable. Wouldn't consider another ob/gyn!
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Dr. Friedman accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Friedman has admitting privileges

Physicians Regional Medical Center
900 E Oak Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
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Turkey Creek Medical Center
10820 Parkside Dr
Knoxville, TN 37934
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University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
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