Dr. Friedman has a unique practice. He is an experienced, board-certified endocrinologist and researcher. He has the capabilities to diagnose and treat even the most difficult hormonal problems. He is compassionate, a good listener and willing to “think outside the box”. He cannot diagnose or treat patients without first seeing them in his Los Angeles Clinic and is unable to respond personally to patients looking for doctors in their area OR PATIENTS THAT WANT MEDICAL ADVICE. He recommends patients with hard to diagnose or treat pituitary, thyroid or adrenal disorders to make an appointment.
In person appointments….$500/hr
(for all new patients except those who live in California more than 2 hours away from Dr. Friedman’s office) Tuesday nights from 5:45 to 10:45 p.m. Schedule your appointment online.
Dr. Friedman will respond to an email containing your questions during the weekend to established patients. Please e-mail the Paypal receipt for the $150 payment, list of medications, change in symptoms, and the email itself with questions to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 PM the night before. He will send you a reply, with a dictation, in four days or sooner.
20 Minute Phone Appointment….$200
Dr. Friedman offers 20 minute phone appointments to established patients outside of Southern California, Wednesday night, Saturday night, and Sunday evenings. For the Wednesday night appointment, payment is due by 5 PM, Tuesday night; for the Saturday and Sunday morning and late afternoon appointments, payment is due by 5PM, Thursday. This appointment is required to review records such as for approval for surgery. A dictation will be provided.
10 Minute Phone Appointment….$140
10 minute phone appointments are for established patients in whom Dr. Friedman does not have to review the chart are available on weekday mornings and evenings.
Dr. Friedman’s Facetime Appointments
Dr. Friedman is now able to offer telemedicine (FaceTime) appointments are only for those patients in California who live more than 2 hours away from his Los Angeles office. Those patients who live out of state need to see Dr. Friedman in person, however, follow-up appointments can be by phone, email or FaceTime.
For All Appointments
After your initial appointment, your follow-up appointments can be arranged via e-mail or phone. Dr. Friedman’s office can help you with your out-of-town visit. Please contact his office for more information. Dr. Friedman’s philosophy is to spend as much time as needed with each patient.