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Dr. Joseph S Friedberg MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
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Dr. Joseph Friedberg has 6 office locations.
University City
University of PA Medical Center/Presbyterian
51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Locations and availability (6)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(4)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Friedberg is Excellent. Dr. Friedberg has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Friedberg, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Light Therapy (Phototherapy)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Pleural Neoplasms)
  • Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
  • Mesothelioma (Asbestos-related Cancer)
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Sweaty Armpit (Hyperhidrosis)
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymus Gland Removal (Thymectomy)
  • Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Friedberg graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Friedberg has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • University of PA Medical Center/Presbyterian 
  • Hospital of the University of PA 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Friedberg accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Independence Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 4 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 4 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 5 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 1 plan


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Joseph S. Friedberg practice?
Dr. Joseph Friedberg practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Glenside, PA.
See Philadelphia Surgeons.