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Dr. Irwin Friedman Is this you?

About

Dr. Irwin Friedman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Buffalo, NY, with another office in Buffalo, NY. He has 58 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Kaleida Health - Buffalo General Hospital, Kaleida Health - DeGraff Memorial Hospital and Kaleida Health - Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Irwin Friedman has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

    Hospice care & Palliative medicine specialists focus their practice on pain management, symptom relief and qualify-of-life treatments to relieve the suffering of terminally ill patients. These doctors have specialized expertise in the treatment of patients with serious illnesses, advanced diseases and conditions resulting from catastrophic injury. Though often they work within hospice settings, they prevent and alleviate suffering appropriate at any age and stage of disease and can work alongside practitioners providing curative treatments.
    Hospice care & Palliative medicine focuses on depression, pain, fatigue, constipation, nausea, shortness of breath, loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping, among other conditions. They also alleviate psychosocial distress and other stressors that accompany terminal illnesses. They are skilled in guiding families through legal and ethical decision-making in end-of-life care and can address spiritual issues at these times. By coordinating care across settings by improving communication among providers, they improve access to information for families so that they understand the patient's condition and treatment options.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Friedman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Kaleida Health - Buffalo General Hospital

    100 High St
    Buffalo, NY 14203

  • Kaleida Health - DeGraff Memorial Hospital

    445 Tremont St
    North Tonawanda, NY 14120

  • Kaleida Health - Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital

    3 Gates Cir
    Buffalo, NY 14209

  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute

    666 Elm St
    Buffalo, NY 14263

  • Sheehan Memorial Hospital

    425 Michigan Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14203

  • Women and Children`s Hospital of Buffalo
  • Education

    58 Years Experience

  • New York University

    Graduated in 1955

  • Kaleida Health System

    Residency

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