Ratings for Dr. Paul M. Friedman
Our daughter has a rare port wine stain on her leg that we were told would be very hard to treat by other laser Dr's. Dr.Friedman gave an honest opinion and number of recommended laser treatments. His staff is very attentive, anesthesiologist is great, and everyone makes sure our process is the best it can be epically since our daughter was 1 when we started. This Dr makes the difference he keeps up with new laser skills & education. He can treat a wide variety of medical conditions. They even went the extra mile to send before and during treatment pics of another child they were treating w their permission. This was a hard decision to make for our child but after meeting with Dr. Friedman we knew we were in good hands. We just finished her 7th treatment ....and you can barely tell its there...we know what we are looking at but normal people can't see it anymore. This Dr. Has been the miracle & blessing we have prayed for. Many thanks & gratitude, The Logans
Highly recommend Dr. Friedman to anyone with serious skin problems. He has successfully removed three cancerous moles from my face using the Mohls procedure. Two of the removals required skin grafts and not once did I experience any pain. Also, the healing process was relatively short resulting in no visible scars.
After reading/researching online, I thought this was the dermatologist for me that would be worth my money. I was WRONG. I spent a lot of money my first time and did not see any results at all. I went to another doctor and saw results instantly. Not a very honest doctor who is just money hungry. Will not recommend to anyone.
I have been Dr. Friedman’s patient for several years and I have never looked better. In fact, I just left the office for my “summer touch-up” and we looked at pictures from 2 years ago-- I look significantly younger and prettier now than back then. He has literally turned back the clock! I am always getting compliments on my radiant skin and people are always shocked when I tell them my age. (Fun fact: my new husband almost didn’t want to date me because he thought I looked too young for him and was happily surprised when I told him I was 50.) The office is beautiful and relaxing. The staff are always polite, informative, and helpful. I love that I never have that awful “done” look. At this point, I have such faith in Dr. Friedman’s artistry, I just let him know what I am able to spend and let him decide which treatments are best. I will not trust my face to anyone else.
My daughter suffered from acne for years until we found Dr Friedman. He used a combination of lasers, topicals and oral medication to get her acne under control. The staff was consistently pleasant and Dr. Friedman always took his time to address our concerns. My teenager is finally happy again! Thank you Dr Friedman!
I started Botox treatments with Dr. Friedman several years ago for TMJ. The treatments have been life changing for me. Prior to Botox treatments I was unable to eat hard or chewy foods, my jaw would pop out of place, and I would also get terrible headaches from all the tension I carried from clinching my teeth. The first treatment I noticed a little bit of relief immediately, but truly had relief about 4 days after the procedure. My experience in his office was pleasant, from the start to finish. Since Botox only last 3-4 months, Dr. Friedman has created a life long patient.
Dr. Friedman cares more about selling products and procedures than he does about delivering results. After being told I was the perfect candidate for laser surgery I purchased a package. From day one, the entire process was a disaster. The nurses/assistants he has in clinic are untrained. During every procedure the numbing cream was either not applied properly, so I actually would feel the laser on certain parts of my face, or the incorrect strength of numbing cream was used. The wait time was another issue, on each visit my average time in the office was 4 hours. The actual procedure didn't take more than 15 or 20 minutes. The little interaction with Dr. Friedman was the same each time. He would say, "Wow, your skin looks great" and then follow-up with "has anyone mentioned how good your skin looks" and finally “how are you doing on products”. By the last visit, his disingenuous was repulsing. During my visits, I did try to express my concerns with the lack of result I was seeing, however, he would brush it off. His canned response was always the same. He told me wait to until all the sessions are finished and for a few months after as results will continue to improve up to 6 months. Once again, on my last visit, I mentioned that I still had some brown spots and wanted to confirm they would disappear. He said that if I didn’t see an improvement in the brown spots to come back and he would use another type of laser to remove them. As I was leaving, the nurse came over and gave me a price sheet for the cost if I opted to come back and have the brown spots removed. I couldn’t believe it! Are you kidding me? I just spent $7,000 to get rid of brown spots and now I am being told to come back and for several hundred dollars more he will get me all fixed up.
Dr. Paul M. Friedman's Credentials
Accepting New Patients
Yes, this doctor is accepting new patients
Dr. Paul Friedman completed his Undergraduate at Memphis State University with a degree in Vertebrate Zoology in 1996. He then attended Medical School at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and graduated in 1996. Dr. Friedman completed his Residency at Tisch Bellevue NY VA Medical Center at New York University, School of Medicine. In 2001, Dr. Friedman's Fellowship was completed at Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Laser Surgery as well as the Laser and Skin Center of New York in 2001.
- Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163 (Grad. 1996)
Areas of Expertise
Awards & Recognitions
- H Texas Magazine Listing of Top Doctors in Houston 2006
- Husik Prize Recipient for Best Paper by Resident for Fellow, 2000
- Recipient of the Young Investigator's Writing Award of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
- H Texas Magazine Listing of Top Doctors in Houston 2005
- Husik Prize Recipient for Best Paper by a Resident or Fellow, 1999
Publications & Research