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About Dr. Peter L Friedman

Dr. Peter L Friedman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hyannis, MA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Cape Cod Hospital. Dr. Friedman has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter L Friedman is Good. Dr. Peter L Friedman has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Peter L Friedman is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Cardiovascular Specialists

25 Main St
Hyannis, MA 02601
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Specialties

Dr. Peter L Friedman has the following 3 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    While cardiologists diagnose and treat all types of heart disease, electrophysiologists have extended education in rhythmic disorders, also known as cardiac arrhythmia or an irregular heartbeat. An electrophysiologist typically works closely with a cardiologist and together they can treat arrhythmia, help you prevent blood clots, or restore and control a normal heart rate.
    They can also provide information on medications and devices — such as a pacemaker or an implantable defibrillator — used to control an abnormal heart rate. When it come to treating arrhythmias, there are both invasive and non-invasive treatment options and an electrophysiologist can help you decide which is right for you.

  • Expertise

    21 Expertise

  • Heart Block
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Fainting (Syncope)
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Coronary Disease
  • Ectopic Atrial Tachycardia
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Myocardial Diseases
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Rapid Heart Beat (Tachycardia)
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Unstable Angina
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)

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Reviews

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Heart Health returned to me!

Yes, Dr. Friedman can be right to the point, and seem somewhat Clinical. It was his skills, confidence, and technical expertise I needed. I was not looking for a warm and fuzzy relationship with my Doctor, I had A-fib that could not be managed with medication and needed results! He performed a cryo-ablation almost four years ago fixed the a-fib, zero incidents since. His expertise allowed me to return to my active life with no medication. Sometimes patient needs the "subject matter expert" who demonstrates confidence in his abilities. Perceived arrogance on someone's level is seen as confidence by others. Always pick the technical expert!

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One Star

Arrogant, condescending, rude, does not listen. He over medicated my mother and when she complained about feeling drugged and was slurring speech, he ignored her. She ended up in ER where another cardiologist was called in who LISTENED and successfully changed her medication. I have never experienced such rudeness by a doctor and I have been to many!

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dr Friedman is a Miserable Man

dr. Friedman is a cold , miserable man, uncaring, abrupt, rude and totally obnoxious . Time for him to retire.

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Five Stars

I recommend Dr. Friedman to anyone who needs his skills.

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Five Stars

Dr. Friedman is the best in his field. I would recommend him to anyone.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • 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™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1975

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Peter L Friedman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate POS
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Locations & Directions

Cardiovascular Specialists, 25 Main St, Hyannis, MA
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