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About Dr. Joseph H Friedman

Dr. Joseph H Friedman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Warwick, RI. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and Kent Hospital. Dr. Friedman has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph H Friedman is Good. Dr. Joseph H Friedman has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph H Friedman is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Neurohealth

227 Centerville Rd
Warwick, RI 02886
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph H Friedman has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    31 Expertise

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Headache
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Lewy Body Disease
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Brain Injuries
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Huntington Disease
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dystonic Disorders
  • Neurologic Gait Disorders
  • Basal Ganglia Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Substance-Induced Psychoses
  • Somatoform Disorders (Briquet's Syndrome)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonian Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Machado-Joseph Disease
  • Drug-Induced Dyskinesia
  • Stroke
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Electromyography
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders

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Reviews

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AVOID

Unless you have Parkinsons or are quite seriously demented, do not go to this provider. If you do not fall into his areas of expertise, he is completely unable to diagnoses symptoms... and even dismissed my symptoms as "clearly having "no physiological" origin and told me that I could be "100% cured through cognitive behavioral therapy". He did not even bother ordering any tests at all - just called me crazy and asked me to come back in 6 months so he could charge my insurance, again, for doing absolutely nothing. Needless to say, I got a second opinion and am now being treated and evaluated for my symptoms CORRECTLY. Turns out, if I had listened to this man, I would have been incontinent and immobile in a year... all while being blamed for the progression of my chronic medical conditions (that he overlooked as the source of my symptoms!) because I didn't do well enough in psychotherapy. He set me up to fail because of his own inabilities as a medical professional. BE AWARE OF HIS LIMITATIONS AS BOTH A HUMAN BEING AND A DOCTOR PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT Unless you either have Parkinsons or are demented and purposefully seeking to be a human test subject --- AVOID THIS DOCTOR AND HOSPITAL LIKE THE PLAGUE. And even if you have Parkinsons or dementia - I advise getting a second opinion before making this man your doctor.

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Unless you have Parkinsons...

Unless you have Parkinsons or are quite seriously demented, do not go to this provider. If you do not fall into his areas of expertise, he is completely unable to diagnoses symptoms... and even dismissed my symptoms as "clearly having "no physiological" origin and told me that I could be "100% cured through cognitive behavioral therapy". He did not even bother ordering any tests at all - just called me crazy and asked me to come back in 6 months so he could charge my insurance, again, for doing absolutely nothing. Needless to say, I got a second opinion and am now being treated and evaluated for my symptoms CORRECTLY. Turns out, if I had listened to this man, I would have been incontinent and immobile in a year... all while being blamed for the progression of my chronic medical conditions (that he overlooked as the source of my symptoms!) because I didn't do well enough in psychotherapy. He set me up to fail because of his own inabilities as a medical professional. BE AWARE OF HIS LIMITATIONS AS BOTH A HUMAN BEING AND A DOCTOR PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT Unless you either have Parkinsons or are demented and purposefully seeking to be a human test subject --- AVOID THIS DOCTOR AND HOSPITAL LIKE THE PLAGUE. And even if you have Parkinsons or dementia - I advise getting a second opinion before making this man your doctor.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    40 Years Experience

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1978

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph H Friedman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
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Locations & Directions

Neurohealth, 227 Centerville Rd, Warwick, RI
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