Dr. Richard Gary Friedman MD Cardiologist

Dr. Richard Friedman is a cardiologist in San Diego, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Friedman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 23 doctors at Scripps Mercy Hospital and one of 34 at Sharp Memorial Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Mercy Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Sharp Memorial Hospital

UC San Diego Health System
Ranked #42 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Scripps Mercy Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1978

Scripps Mercy Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1979 - 1980

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 36 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Interventional Cardiology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology
1983

Fellow(FACP), American College of Physicians
2005

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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