Dr. Alan W Friedman MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Alan Friedman is a rheumatologist in Houston, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and The Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical School at Houston and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 14 doctors at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and one of 22 at The Methodist Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

The Methodist Hospital
High performing in Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1990 - 1993

University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Pulmonary involvement in systemic sclerosis: associations with genetic, serologic, sociodemographic, and behavioral factors.
McNearney, T.A., Reveille, J.D., Fischbach, M., Friedman, A.W., Lisse, J.R., Goel, N., Tan, F.K., Zhou, X., Ahn, C., Feghali-Bostwick, C.A., Fritzler, M., Arnett, F.C., Mayes, M.D.

Important determinants of bone strength: beyond bone mineral density.
Friedman, A.W.

Systemic lupus erythematosus in three ethnic groups. XIX. Natural history of the accrual of the American College of Rheumatology criteria prior to the occurrence of criteria diagnosis.
Alarcón, G. S., McGwin, G., Roseman, J. M., Uribe, A., Fessler, B. J., Bastian, H. M., Friedman, A. W., Baethge, B., Vilá, L. M., Reveille, J. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois Blue Advantage HMO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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