Dr. William Friedman, MD

Dr. William Friedman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. William Friedman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1505 SW Archer Rd

Gainesville, FL 32608

Contact Information

(352) 273-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Friedman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Meningiomas more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Acoustic Neuroma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman treats Acoustic Neuroma more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Friedman treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Stereotactic Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Friedman performs Stereotactic Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Friedman performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Friedman's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leukodystrophy
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Friedman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Shands Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Shands Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1976
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School
    1976

Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Friedman

2.9

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(16)

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After exhausting conservative treatment, I met with Dr. Friedman to discuss surgical options for trigeminal neuralgia. He recommended and I underwent a MVD with great success. No more pain, no complications and full recovery. Would definitely recommend to others. Do not expect long...Read More
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Dr. Friedman an his medical staff are amazing. As a medical professional myself, I researched surgeons prior to having this mandated surgery. He and his staff thoroughly explained in detail the process. I felt secure and safe throughout the surgery and post-op. I needed to call the office a few...Read More
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I would highly recommend Dr. Friedman to my friends and family. He is an expert at Microvascular Decompression surgery. I had facial spasms for over 18 years and finally got the courage to visit with several surgeons to discuss treatment options. Six weeks ago Dr. Friedman performed my MVD...Read More
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November 4, 2016 Dr. Freidman performed a Microvascular Decompression procedure on me. I had suffered with Trigeminal Neuralgia for 16 years. The surgery was successful and 12 days after surgery the facial pain and seizures were gone. During the initial meeting I felt the caring attitude of Dr....Read More
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I suffered from Trigeminal Neuralgia and was in the most agonizing pain. Nothing would ease this pain. I was referred to Dr. Friedman and he did surgery July 8, 2016. I have no more pain. Wish I could have had this procedure done a long time ago. I received excellent health care. Dr. Friedman...Read More
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Blue Card PPO
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Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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