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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Friedman is Average. Dr. Friedman has been reviewed by 45 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.6
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 2.5
Spends Time with Me 2.7
Follows Up After Visit 2.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Friedman, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 25 areas:
  • Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • Brain Disorder
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Germinoma
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Microsurgery
  • Nervous System Cancer (Neurilemmoma)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Friedman graduated from The Ohio State University , Columbus. He has 10 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
Brain Diseases
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations
Meningioma (Brain Cancer)
Nervous System Tumor (Neurilemmoma)


Dr. Friedman has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Shands at Starke 
  • Shands at AGH 

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Additional Information
Dr. William A Friedman FACS and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. William A. Friedman practice?
Dr. William Friedman has 1 office location.
Dr. William Friedman practices Neurological Surgery near Gainesville, FL.
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