Appointment Booking

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”.

During the pandemic, Dr. Friedman is able to have telemedicine appointments with patients around the world and in the US. Dr. Friedman is unable to respond personally to patients looking for doctors in their area or patients that want medical advice without seeing him.

He recommends patients with hard to diagnose or treat pituitary, thyroid or adrenal disorders to make an appointment.

Appointment Options


(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 $180 payment, list of medications, change in symptoms, and the email itself with questions to by 5 PM the night before. He will send you a reply, with a dictation, in four days or sooner.

20 Minute Phone Appointment….$220

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….$160

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.

Pituitary MRI Read….$100

After you schedule this pituitary read, you will be sent a link to upload your MRI disc. Do not send your disc by mail. Once you’ve uploaded your MRI with the link provided, Dr. Friedman will review the images over the weekend and send you a dictation with relevant screenshots of your pituitary.He does not read any other types of imaging.

Dr. Friedman’s Telemedicine Appointments

The last Tuesday night of each month will often be reserved for in person appointments while the other Tuesday nights are for telemedicine appointments. Make sure you book correctly for in person or telemedicine.

For All Appointments

After your initial appointment, your follow-up appointments can be via e-mail or phone. Dr. Friedman’s philosophy is to spend as much time as needed with each patient.

Your session with Dr. Friedman will be packed full of information, you may want to bring a tape recorder to record your appointment. Please print out copies of all your endocrine laboratories before you come. Putting the endocrine laboratories on a spreadsheet is often helpful. Looking for them on your phone during the appointment will waste precious time. No insurances are accepted, but you will be provided with a superbill with billing and diagnostic codes for submission to your insurance company. You or your insurance will be responsible for all laboratory and imaging fees.

Dr Friedman’s rates are competitive.

Payment and Booking

PayPal, the online payment service, is offered on Dr. Friedman’s web site to pay deposits fees and other charges related to services provided by Dr. Friedman. All deposits, e-mail appointments, 10 or 20 minute phone and facetime appointments require advance payment via Paypal.

For in person appointments, the balance due (after deducting the deposit) can be paid by Paypal.

Please schedule appointments below, by choosing the appointment type.

The scheduling software will sending you a confirmation email and also reminder emails. If you do not receive them, please check your spam box or add as a contact in your email account.

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Available Hours

Clinic Hours

Tuesday           5:45-10:45 p.m.

Telephone Consultations

Saturday evenings

Sunday mornings and early evenings

10 Minute Phone Appointments

10 minute phone appointments are for established patients in whom Dr. Friedman does not have to review the chart and are available on weekday mornings and evenings.

How to Contact Us

Please use the button above to book your appointment.

Contact email:

Appointment email:

Fax: 310-564-2786

Phone: 310-335-0327

Growth Hormone Authorizations:

Medication Refills:

Dr. Friedman e-prescribes, have your pharmacy request medication refills through e-prescribe.

Miscellaneous Fees

Please use this PayPal link for miscellaneous payments as directed by Dr. Friedman’s office. Do not use this link to pay for appointments, please schedule the appointment you want above; that will lead you to a paypal page for your appointment.