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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rick Friedman is Excellent. Dr. Friedman has been reviewed by 25 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rick Friedman, MD, PHD is board certified in Otolaryngology and Neurotology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Otology

Education & Awards

Dr. Friedman graduated from University of California at San Diego, La Jolla. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)


Dr. Friedman has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 
  • St. Vincent Medical Center 


  • Tagalog
  • Spanish
  • Farsi
  • Persian

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Additional Information
Dr. Rick Adam Friedman MD and PHD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology, Otology, and Neurotology.
Where does Dr. Rick A. Friedman practice?
Dr. Rick Friedman has 2 office locations.
Dr. Rick Friedman practices Otolaryngology, Otology, and Neurotology near Los Angeles, CA.
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