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Total Comments: 85
excellent and knowledgeable provider as always
Dr. Friedlander has been amazing over the 6 months we've been taking our infant daughter there. We are first time parents and have read and heard no shortage of things you should and shouldn't do. He always takes the time to talk to us about what the real answers are and explain why that is. He takes as much time as necessary to answer all our questions, responds quickly to our online questions that we submit under MyUPMC and we never feel like we are being rushed out. He is exactly the type of provider we were hoping to find.
Dr. Friedlander has been excellent - I have a 4 month who is my first child and he has been very patient with all of my "first time parent" questions
Dr. Friedlander is our preferred provider at this office. I appreciate his demeanor, his thoroughness, and his explanations.
I think he is knowledgeable and a good Dr.but he he speaks so fast, I don't get what he explain to me.
My son is always excited to go see Dr. Friedlander :) He knows if he isn't feeling well, that Dr. Friedlander will help make him feel better.
We love Dr. Friedlander. Gets the children involved in their visit, which is nice too.
dr friedlander is the best doctor I have ever seen he takes his time answer questions knows his information and facts. can tell he stays updated on education and info in health care. I moved and he without me asking provided suggestions to new pediatricians for my children. helped me find new ENT in my area. we had to change our appointment and he made time in his busy day for both my children. I am very sad to leave his practice and move away. I would recommend him to every one.
we had a very pleasant and informative visit with Dr. Freidlander. He answered all of my questions and all of my daughter's questions.
I had a well visit scheduled for my younger child when my older son woke up with a sore throat. I called to see if I could. ring both children and after checking with Dr. Friedlander, the nurse called back and stated that I could. This saved us so much back and forth traveling and time, I truly appreciate the Doctor's willingness to be so flexible.
The Doctors and staff and CCP have always been great. I trust in them completely when it comes to the health of my children.
Dr. Freidlander was outstanding.
We used to see Dr Frieslander at the Bethel Park office and have since moved so we were so excited he was in our Peters office the day we were there. He's one of our favorites!
dr. fried lander is the best doctor we have seen for both of our kids!
I was very pleased with how the doctor interacted with my children and took the time to address each concern I had. I never felt rushed and my children were comfortable with the doctor.
The doctor came across dismissive and arrogant. He didn't spend much time truly listening and calming our worries about the flu. I trust his medical expertise, but his bedside manner was very off putting.
dr friedlander was very attentive and quick with his services and had helped my son with his new onset respiratory issues.
I am very happy with the time and care the doctor always spends with my child. he really gets to know him and makes him feel comfortable
Our provider takes time to ask my son questions and listens carefully to his answers. My children enjoy seeing him.
I specifically request Dr. Friedlander as my child's HCP for office visits because I feel that he is very observant when looking at the child as a whole, very clear when explaining developmental stages and provides insights/assistance when necessary.
We are grateful for Dr. Freidlander's expertise and kindness. He is exactly what I want in a pediatrician.
Dr. Friedlander is wonderful!!
this was our first experience with Dr. friedlander and we were very impressed. very relaxed and casual, conversational, and knowledgeable about what he needed to know. both to myself and my son.
friedlander is awesome. he listens and explains everything very well. truly trust his medical opinion.
He is a very wonderful doctor! He always takes time and love with my daughter or son!
Dr. Friedlander is the only Doctor I take all my boys too!
I came in through the walk in clinic hours. Had to wait a little while to be taken back to an exam room but Dr. F was waiting for us.
Eric was amazing and I want my child to see him EVERY time!
i love this office and the people. always so friendly and professional.
We love this office and all staff and doctors. We switched from another practice and it is the best decision we could have made.
very pleased with the car we receive here
Dr. Friedlander is our favorite. He always asks about my other children. He genuinely cares for his patients.
I was concerned about how my son was dealing with his Grandmother's recent death. At his well visit, Dr. Friedlander talked to my son about grief and what my son was going through. He shared his own personal experience letting my child know he wasn't alone. After his head to toe assessment, Dr. Friedlander then shared some information about Math quizzes with my son because Math is his favorite subject. My child left the appointment feeling good and I left feeling reassured that he was in good hands and that he is on track with his grieving. It is such a relief to know we have Dr. Friedlander to turn to if ever we have questions about our children's physical and mental wellbeing.
Dr Friedlander always makes us feel welcome and comfortable. When our oldest was born we saw a lot of doctors. He was the first that felt like he actually was listening to me and cared. I have recommended him a million times and always will. We truly couldn't ask for a better or more caring doctor.
We love dr. freidlander, so good with the kids and very easy to talk with and provides all information necessary
Dr. Friedlander is wonderful! Would highly recommend him to anyone!
I have been with this specific doctor for eleven years now. I love this office and this doctor. The only reason we changed was because my daughter is now old enough to want a female doctor.
he was amazing. although we had a long wait he was fabulous and I was very pleased with his care and concern for my daughter!
We always get excellent care with Dr Friedlander. We are very happy at this practice.
Our family loves Dr. Friedlander and this entire practice. Excellent care!
Dr. Friedlander is an excellent provider. He listens and takes the time to address any concerns that I may have as a new parent. Even when I have tons of questions, he reassures me that it's okay and that my daughter's appointments are the perfect time to ask them. He's friendly, doesn't talk over me or down to me, and interacts positively with my daughter. I look forward to him providing care for her, for years to come.
Dr. Friedlander is an amazing doctor! He is an asset to your organization. He knew my son's medical history,as well as, his older sibling's. He may run behind on appointment times, but it's because he takes his time with the parents and child at every appointment. He's worth the wait - and is highly spoken of by the local moms!
Dr. Friedlander is the best! He goes above and beyond for his patients and families. We are going to miss him when we move out of state.
Our son has Autism. Dr. Friedlander is excellent with his care. He always provides us with knowledgeable information and resources. Our son adores him.
Dr. Friedlander is amazing! I did my research before choosing a pediatrician for my child. I'm so glad I did. At My first appointment with my newborn I whispered to my older daughter (18) that " I love him". She was equally impressed! Everyone in the office has been great!
We love this office and the provider. Have not had any negative experiences. Breath of fresh air after our previous pediatrician's office. We love the time spent with our child making sure that our questions are answered.
Dr. Friedlander consistently does an excellent job in helping review my child's health history and giving us sound medical advice when decisions have to be made.
Always a courteous staff!
Took the time to listen to our concerns and provide advice.
Dr. Friedlander has always been kind, sincere and professional over the years. He has returned my calls and has been respectful with my schedule at work concerning my availability. He has been extremely helpful with my son and has assisted me with additional help when needed.
always a wonderful and responsive office - and I love how the doctors speak directly to the kids
Their experiences at the doctors are always good.
we absolutely love this practice
everything was great with our recent visit. Dr. FRIEDLANDER was great and is one of our new favorites! I'd highly recommend him!
Dr. Frielander is awesome! He's very nice and always provides great information to a worried mom.
Dr. Friedlander was amazing. We switched from a new provider and this was our first time but he took the time to go over all of our questions and to make sure we understood the plan.
Dr. Friedlander is our favorite!
I always have had positive experiences with all of the doctors and staff at this office, thank you!
We love Dr Friedlander he remembers all 4 of my kids and is very helpful
care was great, the wait was extreme, 1.5+ hours to seen
Excellent doctor !!! I would definitely recommend him up anymore ... we are moving out of Pittsburgh and will be missing him taking care of our 2 boys.
The dr. kept interuptinng me and qouldnt let me finish talking before he would continue.
Dr. Friedlander is an excellent provider for our three boys. He takes his time, listens, and is very thorough
Friendly staff :)
I am a pediatric home care nurse and accompany clients on many appointments. I have never been to an office that I like better than this one. The staff is ALWAYS kind, caring and very knowledgable. The air conditioner had broken yesterday and everyone apologized for the heat (even though it wasn't bad at all). Dr. Friendlander takes care of all four of my children and always asks how our oldest (my fifth child, is my step son and doesn't come to this office) is doing. I trust that he truly has my children's best intrest in mind. We are very lucky!
We cannot say enough about Dr Freidlander. He listens to concerns and is understanding. He always provides answers that are very matter of fact but helpful.
everything went well and the test results came back to us quickly
Dr. Feedlander is a great communicator and very proactive about addressing issues.
Dr. Friedlander is wonderful and gives full attention to each family.
The Doctor took time to answer all my questions and explain things to us.
Dr always takes plenty of time to examine, explain and be truly honest and sincere about my child. I felt completely educated and happy with my child's care.
Dr. Friedlander is amazing. He is our main doctor there and we were lucky to get him on our walk I. visit. He cares and takes time with us.
I've been using this practice for over 20 years. This was my first visit with Dr. Friedlander. Everyone in the office is exceptionally professional. I was squeezed in at the end of the day, so I understand sometimes a wait is necessary. Even though I was the last appointment of the day I did not feel rushed.
We LOVE Dr. Friedlander!
He truly enjoys children and I can tell he genuinely loves what he does.
Dr. Friedlander takes his time with my son at each visit, he explains in the simplest way I would understand about my child's health. He also listens and answer any questions or concerns I may have. Dr. Friendlander and the other staffs are very friendly and professional.
As a parent, I feel heard and acknowledged during my son's visits with Dr. Friedlander. I like the respectful way he listens and speaks to my son and also to my daughter who had to sit there with us.
this was our first visit with Dr Friedlander, and he will be our children's new pediatrician. I was really impressed with his knowledge, down to earth communication style and the time he spent getting to know my daughter and asking questions. He already knew a lot about her medical history and explained everything every step of the way. I'm thrilled he will be their new pediatrician!
provider followed up on some notes on child's medical records, made her feel comfortable and okay about needs.
Dr Friedlander is AMAZING! He is very thorough and kind. He goes out of his way to help you in whatever you may need. Never has he made us feel we were rushed .
I think Dr Friedlander is an excellent physician, all my kids see him. I was pleasantly surprised to see him during the walk in appt.
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