AboutDr. Gary Friedman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Newburgh, NY, with another office in Richmond Hill, NY. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurology. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and Community Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Gary Friedman has the following 2 specialties
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
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- Alzheimer's Disease
- Chronic Pain
- EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Nerve Damage
- Sports Medicine
- Surgery Recovery
Dr. Friedman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center
1 Brookdale Plz
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
8900 Van Wyck Expy
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
Lutheran Medical Center
150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Coney Island Hospital
2601 Ocean Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11235
36 Years Experience
State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1978
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