Dr. Richard A. Friedman MD Nephrologist

Dr. Richard Friedman is a nephrologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Abington Memorial Hospital and Chestnut Hill Hospital. He received his medical degree from Allegheny University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 23 doctors at Abington Memorial Hospital and one of 7 at Chestnut Hill Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1978

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1981 - 1982

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1979 - 1981

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Internship, Transitional Year, 1975 - 1976

Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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