Dr. Ido Friedman, DPM

Dr. Ido Friedman, DPM

Podiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Ido Friedman, DPM is a podiatry doctor who practices in Savannah, GA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Read his story

11706 Mercy Blvd Ste 8

Savannah, GA 31419

Contact Information

(912) 777-4604

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 91% of peers
Bunion
high
more than 79% of peers
Hammer Toe
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Friedman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "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!"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Friedman "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."
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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Friedman does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arch Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Lens Disorders
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Venous Ulcer
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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Injection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Blocks

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Georgia Southern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • American Foot & Leg Specialists, Forest Park With Affiliation To The Scholl's College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Covenant Surgicenter and Affiliated Hospitals, Lubbock, Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Pennsylvania Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Friedman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Friedman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedman to family and friends
2.6
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Friedman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Rincon, GA |
My husband, Tony, has been a patient of Dr. Friedman for a number of years. We are so thankful that Dr Friedman was on call, at Memorial, when my husband was admitted for an infection in his diabetic/charcoit foot. Dr Friedman has provided excellent care to my husband. The good doctor knows what he is doing and he does it very well. Kudos for a job well done Dr, Friedman! Dr. Friedman always takes time to explain what he is doing and why.
Thank you for your kind comments!
in Rincon, GA |
Rincon ofc closed without contacting patients who had outstanding appts. On 12/24/2015 Dr. Friedman's ofc called to reschedule 12/29/2015 appt to 1/7/2016. On 1/5/2016 his ofc called to confirm the appt at the Rincon ofc for 12:30, 1/7/2016. Imagine my surprise when I showed up for my scheduled appt and was told Dr. Friedman no longer sees patients at the Rincon location! Called ofc when I got home & was told to leave my name & ph no and they would return the call. No surprise-no return call
in Richmond Hill, GA |
Gave an excellent explanation of my condition that was very helpful to me. First-class treatment that gave me immediate relief of a long-standing problem.
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Dr. Friedman accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
    Concert PFFS

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Hospitals where Dr. Friedman has admitting privileges

Candler Hospital
5353 Reynolds St
Savannah, GA 31405
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Coastal Carolina Hospital
1000 Medical Center Dr
Hardeeville, SC 29927
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Memorial Health University Medical Center
4700 Waters Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
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Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah
11705 Mercy Blvd
Savannah, GA 31419
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