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Dr. Christina Friar, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry*
4.2 (5)
Map Pin Small Encino, CA
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christina Friar, MD

Dr. Christina Friar, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Encino, CA. They specialize in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. They graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and is affiliated with Northridge Hospital Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Friar an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Friar works at Practice in Encino, CA. They are accepting new patients. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Friar's Office Locations

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    4851 Enfield Ave, Encino, CA 91316 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (818) 708-2575

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  • Northridge Hospital Medical Center

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About Dr. Christina Friar, MD

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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Years of Experience
  • 46 years of experience
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Languages Spoken
  • English
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NPI Number
  • 1104976588
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Education & Certifications

  • UCLA Neuropsych Inst
  • Baylor Affil Hospital System
Medical Education
  • Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Education
Undergraduate School
  • University of Texas / Austin Campus
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Board Certifications
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychiatry
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