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About Dr. Janice Friend

Dr. Janice Friend, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kailua, HI. She has 37 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Friend is affiliated with Queens Medical Center. Dr. Friend has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Janice Friend is Great. Dr. Janice Friend has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Janice Friend is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Janice K Friend MD

970 N Kalaheo Ave
Kailua, HI 96734
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Specialties

Dr. Janice Friend has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Janice Friend has the following 14 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Clinical Depression
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Dr. Janice Friend has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Janice Friend is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Five Stars

Dr. Friend treated my former husband while he was on a trip to Hawaii in 1988. He became very sick and didn't know who he was. I was living in NYC with my three daughters and flew to Honolulu to the Queens Medical Center, I think it was called. It was one of the most horrific experiences of my life. He is no longer alive. I miss him terribly. Thanks to Dr. Friend, we were able to stabilize him in a matter of weeks and bring him back to New York. After years and years of these episodes, he ended his life. She is a highly skilled and compassionate psychiatrist.

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One Star

Dr. Friend, while insightful, seems to have little regard for her patients. She has a bad back or something, so it is actually her who lays down during your session. Several times Dr. Friend would ask me, the patient to initiate the session. She seems to be a person with many issues of her own that may interfere with helping her patients.

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Five Stars

A great Doctor, she helped me a lot. She's smart, kind and very helpful. I'm now living in LA and have never found anyone as good. She's not called Dr. Friend for nothing!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Queens Medical Center
  • Education

    37 Years Experience

  • West Virginia University

    Graduated in 1980

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Janice Friend accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO

Locations & Directions

Janice K Friend MD, 970 N Kalaheo Ave, Kailua, HI
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