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Abraham Fridman

Dr. Fridman is a general surgeon in the Norwalk area. He is affiliated with Bridgeport Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
201 doctors
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202 doctors
Top 5%
100 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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152 doctors
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152 doctors
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76 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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42 doctors
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42 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more gastritis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw hiatal hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
46 doctors
Top 15%
46 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
Top 25%
66 doctors
Top 15%
66 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw sleep apnea patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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66 doctors
Top 15%
65 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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128 doctors
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128 doctors
Top 5%
63 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more acid reflux patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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66 doctors
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66 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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35 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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222 doctors
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222 doctors
Top 5%
111 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
34 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw non-alcoholic liver disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Fridman saw pneumothorax patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
Top 25%
12 doctors
Top 15%
11 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw appendicitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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24 doctors
Top 15%
24 doctors
Top 5%
11 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw more inguinal hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bridgeport area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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215 doctors
Top 15%
214 doctors
Top 5%
107 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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133 doctors
Top 15%
134 doctors
Top 5%
66 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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244 doctors
Top 15%
244 doctors
Top 5%
122 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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173 doctors
Top 15%
172 doctors
Top 5%
86 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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197 doctors
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197 doctors
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98 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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34 doctors
Top 15%
33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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16 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw collapsed lung patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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113 doctors
Top 15%
114 doctors
Top 5%
56 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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22 doctors
Top 15%
21 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw lipoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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142 doctors
Top 15%
142 doctors
Top 5%
71 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw asthma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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64 doctors
Top 15%
64 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw broken bone patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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141 doctors
Top 15%
140 doctors
Top 5%
70 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
Top 25%
109 doctors
Top 15%
109 doctors
Top 5%
54 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw liver condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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138 doctors
Top 15%
138 doctors
Top 5%
69 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.
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173 doctors
Top 15%
173 doctors
Top 5%
86 doctors
Dr. Fridman saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bridgeport area. Learn more.

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Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Fridman’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
30%
laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Fridman’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Fridman’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Fridman’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Fridman’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Fridman’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Fridman 100%
Predicted for his patients 79%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Fridman’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Fridman’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Fridman’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Fridman’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Fridman sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Norwalk Radiology and Mammography Center
148 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06851
1,473 miles away

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Credentials
  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 2006

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Fridman is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Bridgeport Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Griffin Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Norwalk Hospital-Whittingham Cancer Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • St Vincent's Medical Center
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield