From the moment I met Dr. Friedman I knew I was in good hands. After a good physical, never had one so complete, confirming my COPD, but also asthma, finding high blood pressure, and thyroid goiter. Confirmed my heart murmur . From that visit forward he has taken the time to listen and act on problems that have risen since my first visit. The most memorable and recent problem he found, anemia… See more
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
I care for patients with chronic disease and physical disabilities to bring them to their highest level of functioning in order to return to a full and active lifestyle. Our fitness programs are also utilized by patients who strive to achieve healthy living and well-being. We offer stress reduction groups as well.
I believe that a close collaborative relationship should exist between the patient and the physician. We are a team working together to achieve the ideal outcomes for your ongoing health. MDVIP shares my philosophy of healthcare delivery and through my affiliation with the national leaders in personalized healthcare, I can further enhance the level of care I am able to provide to my patients.
Dr. Friedman's Credentials
Danbury Hospital/Yale Medical School
Internal Medicine 1980-1982
Danbury Hospital/Yale Medical School
Rush Medical School
Doctorate of Medicine 1979
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 1971-1973
Bachelor of Science, Science 1975
Magna Cum Laude
Phi Beta Kappa
- Community Health Associates 1998-present
- Ashlar of Newtown 1984-2004
Associate Clinical Professor
- Quinnipiac Medical School 2014-present
- University of Connecticut Medical School 2014-present
Connecticut State Medical Society
Fairfield County Medical Association
Testimonials from patients of Dr. Friedman
2 Months ago, I called Dr. Friedman's office about symptoms which I thought were due too the flu.
Pleasantly surprised that the doctor would see me that day.
When I arrived, Dr. Friedman greeted me wearing a gown, gloves and mask, as he anticipated I had the flu.
It was good to know my doctor took precautionary measures to protect himself and others. As it turns out I… See more
Prior to joining MDVIP Dr.. Friedman was my PCP for over 25 years. He is a throwback to the days when doctors would make house calls. In fact he has done that numerous times for my mother before she was admitted to a long term care nursing facility. For me Dr. Friedman is always available day or night, during the week, on weekends, and even while on his own vacation ! His experience lends… See more
I have many chronic problems and generally have needed expert care my entire life. Dr. Friedman has been my physician for 16years and during that time I have always felt I got the best of care from a man who listens, thinks, tests, thinks again and then provides an expert diagnosis and either begins treatment immediately or gets me to an expert who does. I have every confidence in him and feel… See more
My relationship with Dr. Friedman started about 2 years ago when I attended an information sharing session on MDVIP in Southbury. His presentation that night was an amazing experience and I was HOOKED!! We worked closely together on the MDVIP structure of wellness physicals and follow-ups to improve my health. My goal was to run a sub 3 hour half marathon at age 68 and we did it in November,… See more
Jeff: On the anniversary of your first year with MDVIP Marilyn and I wanted to shoot you a quick note congratulating and thanking you for your thoughtful and compassionate health care. We both feel we're in such good hands. And I , of course, enjoy chatting about aging, eating, and life in general during our get togethers. Fine doctoring..... Tucker F.
I'm pretty new to Dr. Friedman's practice but it didn't take me long to realize how much he enjoys being a doctor. I feel so comfortable talking to him about symptoms I'm having, knowing that he'll do his best to help diagnose what's wrong and not simply take the path of least resistance. He genuinely cares and is willing to put the time and effort into helping… See more
Dr Friedman is dedicated to the the well being of all of his patients. He He takes the time and the effort to make sure that we understand everything that we need not just on medication but also in lifestyle. True definition of a physician.
Dr. Friedman is a throwback to the old days. He is compassionate and always there to help. But he is more than a throwback, he is highly competent and current in his medical skills.He also has a great bedside manner. I have been a patient of his for almost thirty years ! That says a lot doesn't it ?
NPR Radio in Connecticut interviewed MDVIP affiliate Dr. Jeffrey Friedman about the benefits of subscription-based concierge services like MDVIP. During the program, Dr. Friedman discusses the close relationships he has been able to establish with his patients and highlights MDVIP’s medical… See more
As the current traditional healthcare system is considered “broken,” other alternatives are being pursued. This is particularly true when it comes to primary care where concierge medicine is proving to be a very powerful solution. While the potential to provide superior primary care is… See more
Those who join concierge medical practices do so because of chronic or complex health conditions. Compared to what some consider a flawed system in traditional healthcare, concierge medicine is seen as a favorable option. “We’re finding that some people who are not experiencing any serious… See more
Frustrated by the current healthcare system in the United States and impelled by their own health concerns, people are seeking other ways to receive care. Many are drawn to concierge medicine, which offers faster, more personalized physician attention and focuses on wellness and longevity… See more