Dr. Friedman started Idaho Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation practice in 1988. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1982, and completed a PMR internship/residency at the University of Michigan in 1985. Board certifications include National Board of Medical Examiners, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Electro diagnostic Medicine, and American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.
Dr. Friedman choose to specialize in PMR after spending time in the hospital his Uncle built in Detroit from the time he was a small child. After seeing the patient population his Uncle Dave served, he wanted to do the same type of work. His passions within the PMR field are working with rehabilitation of patients, ALS, MS, spinal cord injuries, amputees, muscular dystrophy, he is also the only provider in the practice to work with pediatrics.
His hobbies include ice hockey, gardening, and dinners with family and friends. He served as the MDA camp doctor for 28 years. He retired from the position of director at Elks Hospital in 2010, which he served for 22 years.