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Dr. Allan Friedman, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.6 (32)
Map Pin Small Durham, NC
Accepting new patients
50 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Allan Friedman, MD

Dr. Allan Friedman, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Durham, NC. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 50 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Eastern Illinois University and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. Dr. Friedman, completed a residency at Duke University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Friedman an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Friedman works at The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center in Durham, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Brain Cancer, Hypothalamus Cancer and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Friedman's Office Locations

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    The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center
    20 Duke Medicine Cir Ste 31, Durham, NC 27710 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (919) 681-6421

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  • Duke University Hospital

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Brain Cancer
Hypothalamus Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Cerebral Edema
Meningiomas
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Low Back Pain
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Spinal Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Injury
Broken Neck
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
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Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Extradural Hemorrhage
Herniated Disc
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Medulloblastoma
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Pyogenic Meningitis
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pineal Region Tumors
Polyneuropathy
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Radiculopathy
Schwannoma
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Upper Back Pain
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Block
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoplasty
Neuroplasty
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Stereotaxis
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    4.6
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    About Dr. Allan Friedman, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 50 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1881777043
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Western Ontario
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Duke University Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Eastern Illinois University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Allan Friedman, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Friedman is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Friedman works at The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center in Durham, NC. View the full address on Dr. Friedman’s profile.

    Dr. Friedman has seen patients for Brain Cancer, Hypothalamus Cancer and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Friedman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    32 patients have reviewed Dr. Friedman. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Friedman.

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