Dr. Gary Friedlander, DPM

Dr. Gary Friedlander, DPM

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Dr. Gary Friedlander, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ. He specializes in podiatric surgery.Read his story

5750 W Thunderbird Rd Ste G700

Glendale, AZ 85306

Contact Information

(602) 938-3600

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bunion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Friedlander's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Friedlander "Dr. Gary Friedlander is Board Certified in Foot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgeons, Fellow with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and Fellow, with the American Professional Wound Care Association. He has been practicing podiatry in a private setting since 1982 when he first established his practice in Sun City, Arizona. Dr. Friedlander's practice emphasizes a diversity of areas including vascular foot and ankle, geriatric, diabetic, and wound care issues. He is well respected and has been highlighted among the Top Docs in Phoenix Magazine. A native of the Los Angeles area, he received his undergraduate degree in microbiology from San Diego State University in California. He is an honored doctoral graduate of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and has served secondary positions within the podiatric community including Residency Director of Podiatry at Community Hospital Medical Center as well as Associate Professor and Clinic Coordinator at the Arizona Podiatric Medicine Program, at Midwestern University College of Health Sciences in Glendale, Arizona. In his spare time, Dr. Friedlander continues teach at Midwestern University. Dr. Friedlander has used his extensive experience of practice within the geriatric community to lecture and author several papers such as "Metatarsalgia in the Aging Foot." Dr Friedlander is proud to say that he has been married to Tricia, a registered dietitian, for over 36 years and has two children, both having attained advanced medical degrees. Joel is a pediatric gastroenterologist and Mindy, a PhD in Nursing. Healing seems to run in the family. Dr. Friedlander is committed to giving back to the community and volunteers at the free foot clinic at the Justa Center, a day center for homeless seniors."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Friedlander "Our practice takes a conservative approach before deciding on surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Friedlander does not have any board certifications listed.

18  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sprain
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

13  Procedures

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • San Diego State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Friedlander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedlander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Friedlander

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Gary Friedlander, DPM
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I brought my Dad in to Sole Foot and Ankle yesterday. This is a model of how a Doctors office should be run!! The entire staff from the person at the front desk to the Doctor and everyone in between was kind caring and respectful!! Thank you for a great experience!!Dr. Friedlander was awesome.
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Alex Antoski in Glendale Arizona – Feb 09, 2017
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Dr Friedlander has helped me so much with my foot problems. He's professional, knowledgeable, understanding, caring and genuine. I have no doubt, he is the best!
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Jill N in Glendale, AZ – Sep 21, 2016
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