Dr. Barbara Grugan Frieman MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Barbara Frieman is an orthopedic surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Riddle Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Frieman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 30 doctors at Riddle Hospital and one of 67 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Shoulder Surgery

Clinical Interests: Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, Shoulder Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Riddle Hospital

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Ranked #7 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1981

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1981 - 1985

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 27 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Tuberoplasty: creation of an acromiohumeral articulation-a treatment option for massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears.
Fenlin, J.M., Chase, J.M., Rushton, S.A., Frieman, B.G.

Acromioclavicular joint fluid: determination of clinical significance with MR imaging.
Schweitzer, M. E., Magbalon, M. J., Frieman, B. G., Ehrlich, S., Epstein, R. E.

The parachute technique: valgus impaction osteotomy for two-part fractures of the surgical neck of the humerus.
Banco, S. P., Andrisani, D., Ramsey, M., Frieman, B., Fenlin, J. M.

See all 10 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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