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About

Rick Friedman, MD,, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA, with other offices in La Jolla, CA and La Jolla, CA . He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Otolaryngology. Rick Friedman is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Chapman Global Medical Center and CEDARS SINAI MEDICAL CENTER.

Specialties

Rick Friedman has the following 1 specialty

  • Otolaryngology

    An otolaryngologist is more commonly referred to as an ENT, someone that can treat medical issues you may be having with you ears, nose, or throat. This is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions of the ear, nose, sinuses, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, head, and neck. These doctors treat patients through both medical and surgical means. For instance, an otolaryngologist may treat an obstruction of the nasal passage, caused by malformation of the nose, through rhinoplasty.

Board Certifications

Rick Friedman is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2013, 2015, 2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly 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™.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2015, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Rick Friedman has the following 12 expertise

  • Allergies
  • Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Facial Trauma
  • Hearing Loss
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Otology
  • Polyps
  • Smell Disorders
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Tumors

Rick Friedman has 2 board certified specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    29 Years Experience

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

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