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Specialties & Research
Dr. James Friend, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.
He has special expertise in 1 Area, including Glaucoma.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Friend graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn.More Education & Awards
Dr. Friend has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Staten Island University Hospital North
- Staten Island University South
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Friend accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- MVP Health Care Preferred Care - 15 plans
- United Healthcare - 1 plan
- Unicare - 11 plans
- Evercare - 1 plan
- Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
- Humana - 5 plans
- Capital District Physicians Health Plan - 3 plans
- Cigna - 6 plans
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- Where does Dr. James S. Friend practice?
Dr. James Friend practices Ophthalmology near Staten Island, NY.
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