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About Lawrence Friedman, MD

Lawrence Friedman, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. He provides primary care for young adults with HIV.

Dr. Friedman feels honored to be a member of UC San Diego Health, where providing patient-centered care, making new medical discoveries and training future doctors happens every day.

As a professor of clinical medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Friedman is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Friedman is the associate dean for clinical affairs. In this role, he is responsible for the management oversight of ambulatory quality, safety and primary care, managed care, occupational medicine and telemedicine. He is also the founder of the UC San Diego Clinical Telemedicine Program which provides specialty consultation statewide and internationally.

In recent years, Dr. Friedman has been co-chair of the University HealthSystem Consortium Ambulatory Care steering committee; served as a member of the Pay for Performance Implementation Advisory Task Force at the National Quality Forum; and is currently a member of the Agency for Health Care Research Study Section on Health Care Technology and Decision Science.

Dr. Friedman has authored over fifty publications including original research, book chapters, review articles, monographs, and medical society position statements. He is currently a reviewer for several peer-reviewed medical journals.

Dr. Friedman completed his residency and fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Fellowship

  • Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Residency

  • Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Gender

  • Male

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted