Joel M. Friedman, DDS

Board Certifications: 
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children

Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Dental Extractions and Bone Grafts
  • Impacted Wisdom Teeth
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Lesions
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Surgery
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Dental Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • English

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

622 West 168th Street
Room 7-250
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

DentaQuest

  • DentaQuest

Devon Health Services

  • Devon Health Services-PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthplex

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

United Health Care

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan
  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Residency: 1971 Jacobi Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Honors & Awards

Dr. Friedman has received many awards and honors including being named a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry, a Fellow of the International College of Dentistry and a Fellow of the International Society of Dentofacial Aesthetics. Dr. Friedman's surgical expertise has been recognized by Who's Who in America for the past twenty years. He was awarded the Bildner-Hertz award by the Bronx Dental Association for outstanding service.