As a doctor of Podiatric Medicine I evaluate the patient as a whole and treat the symptoms of the foot and ankle. I trained with multiple physicians and was exposed to all aspects of medicine. My moto is "do the best I can" and treat everyone the best in my capabilities. My staff and I are here to provide the highest quality care.
Dr. Ido Friedman was born in Petach Tikva, Israel and he has a brother and a sister who both live in Israel.
After high school, he joined the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) where initially he was trained in the intelligence forces and was selected to the Israeli Navy where he served for the remaining years. His last position was the deputy commander of the training course of new members of his unit. He completed his service as a First Sergeant. He served 3 more years on reserves and participated in the 1990 Gulf War while on reserves.
Dr, Friedman completed 2 years at Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel and then graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science /Pre Medicine from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro , Georgia where he was a member of the Political Science Honor Society at Georgia Southern University.
Dr. Friedman graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (PCPM), now Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, in Philadelphia with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). Dr. Friedman, served for one year as a podiatric medical resident at the University of Pennsylvania Health System- Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Ido Friedman then completed one year of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the American Foot & Leg Specialists in the Atlanta, Georgia metro region. Dr. Friedman served a year Podiatric Surgical residency in the Covenant Surgery Center and affiliated hospitals and clinics in Lubbock, Texas.
He started his solo practice in 2002 in Savannah, GA and surrounding Effingham and Bryan counties in GA and in Bluffton/Hardeevile in the Lowcountry in South Carolina.
He is Board Certified and a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Medicine and a member of the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association and American Podiatric Medical Association.
In his free time he likes to swim and exercise, watch movies with friends, and plays the Clarinet with the Savannah Winds Orchestra (Armstrong Atlantic University in Savannah, GA). He is an active member of several local organizations in Savannah. Dr. Friedman is happily married to Yaffa (Kim) and has a step son and six cats. He and his wife recently welcomed twin boys into the world!