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Richard Friedman, MD

Dr. Friedman is an orthopedic surgeon in the Charleston area. He is affiliated with Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital and 4 more hospitals.
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118 doctors
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118 doctors
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58 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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54 doctors
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55 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw arthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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21 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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50 doctors
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49 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw osteoarthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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33 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw more weakness patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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59 doctors
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58 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw chronic pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw more sprained shoulder patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Friedman saw rotator cuff tear patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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37 doctors
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36 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw sprained joint patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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30 doctors
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30 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw abnormal gait patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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77 doctors
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77 doctors
Top 5%
38 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw obesity patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.
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112 doctors
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112 doctors
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55 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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

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8 doctors
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7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw torn meniscus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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12 doctors
Top 5%
6 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw tennis elbow patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.
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9 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw sprained leg patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.
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101 doctors
Top 15%
101 doctors
Top 5%
50 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw diabetes patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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

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7 doctors
Top 15%
7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw joint dislocations patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.
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28 doctors
Top 15%
27 doctors
Top 5%
13 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw tendonitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.
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36 doctors
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36 doctors
Top 5%
18 doctors
Dr. Friedman saw broken bone patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Friedman accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

ACL surgery $2,558 – 20.7k
Broken femur repair (surgical) $9,239 – 16.3k
Broken forearm repair (non-surgical) $762 – 2,160
Broken forearm repair (surgical) $7,413 – 15.1k
Broken hip repair (surgical) $6,264 – 18.1k
Broken humerus repair (non-surgical) $886 – 2,611
Broken lower leg repair (non-surgical) $704 – 2,384
Broken patella repair (non-surgical) $873 – 2,266
Broken shoulder repair (non-surgical) $540 – 1,927
Broken shoulder repair (surgical) $4,130 – 22.6k
Knee arthroscopy $4,858 – 10.6k
Shoulder arthroscopy $6,300 – 13.2k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Friedman sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
171 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC 29425
457 miles away
MUSC Health East Cooper
1600 Midtown Ave
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
454 miles away
MUSC Speciality Care West Ashley
2125 Charlie Hall Blvd
Charleston, SC 29414
448 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1980
  • Trident Medical Center/Medical University of South Carolina Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Colleton Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Georgetown Memorial Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • MUSC Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Conway Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield