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About Dr. Steven P Friedrich
Dr. Steven P Friedrich, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Littleton, CO. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Friedrich is affiliated with Parker Adventist Hospital. Dr. Friedrich has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
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Dr. Steven P Friedrich has the following 3 specialties
- Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.<br>A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.
- 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.<br>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.ttcqeayetrwczwezdueawsrsbdyr
Dr. Steven P Friedrich has the following 8 expertise
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Heart Block
- High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
- Unstable Angina
- Heart Diseases
- Heart Failure
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Dr. Steven P Friedrich is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Superb patient care
Self-verified patient of Dr. Steven P Friedrich - Posted on July 20th, 2016
Dr. Friedrich is a truly exceptional doctor. He listens intently and hears what you have to say. He asks probing questions and takes time to think about what he has learned about you before making suggestions or a diagnosis. He is kind and gentle, has a great sense of humor, and is very thorough in his examination. I recommend him highly and have no doubt about seeing him again if the situation ever arises. A++++++++++ from the minute I walked in the door. Thank you Dr. Friedrich for your attentive, personable, yet very professional and thorough care.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Steven P Friedrich - Posted on October 29th, 2015
Bridges to Excellence: Cardiac Care Recognition Program
Cardiovascular disease refers to a number of very serious and costly conditions, including Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD). To encourage more effective treatment and management, BTE worked with cardiac care experts
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
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.
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program
The NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program was launched in 2003. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or who have had a stroke.
Dr. Friedrich is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
32 Years Experience
University Of Michigan Medical School
Graduated in 1986
Beth Israel Medical Center
Dr. Steven P Friedrich accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Aetna Whole Health Colorado Front Range
- Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
- Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
- Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
- Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
- Anthem CO HMO
- Anthem CO Pathway
- Anthem CO Silver Pathway X HMO
- Anthem PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana Colorado HMOx
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Steven P Friedrich
Steve Friedrich entered private cardiology practice at Rose Medical Center in 1993. He joined South Denver Cardiology Associates in 2002. Steve was born and raised in Niles, Michigan. He received his bachelors degree from Amherst College in Massachusetts and his medical degree from the University of Michigan. Residency was at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowship (general and interventional cardiology) was at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He has authored numerous articles in interventional cardiology while training in Boston. Awards include: Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha, William Dodd Robinson Internal Medicine Award and Hewlett Packard Top Medical Graduate Award at Michigan, Merck Fellow of the American College of Cardiology during fellowship, and Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award for Housestaff Teaching while at Rose Medical Center. 5280 magazine has recognized him as one of Denver's Top Doctors in 1998, 2000, 2001, and 2002. Steve has held academic appointments as Instructor in Medicine Harvard Medical School and Assistant Clinical Professor University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in Interventional Cardiology. Steve is married and participates in hockey, skiing, and soccer with his three kids. He is a big hockey fan and enjoys working as a physician for the Colorado Avalanche.
Locations & DirectionsSOUTH DENVER CARDIOLOGY ASSOCIATES, 1000 Southpark Dr, Littleton, CO
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