DR kenneth s friedman

Dr. Friedman Provided Compassionate Healthcare

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Loved by his patients and his staff, we are very sad to report that Dr. Friedman passed away unexpectedly on April 10, 2014.   You can read more about Dr. Friedman's distinguished career, legacy and the thoughts of his patients on his passing at legacy.com.
Each April 3, is his birthday.   Think of him while wishing him a happy birthday.  🎂
He is missed by both his patients and staff.   The practice's loving and caring staff misses his patients, too.    


Good Boy, Winston!

We loved our patients and we loved Dr. Friedman.   He was like no other.

A unique medical group…

Dr. Friedman's Heart and Vascular practice was the premiere heart and vascular practice in Johnston County, outside of Raleigh North Carolina featuring leading cardiologist, Dr. Kenneth Friedman.  He brought together under one roof a highly trained, experienced team, and with extensive state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities. His dedicated staff worked as a team, consulting regularly and collaborating to provide patients with thorough, in-depth care.

He provided patient centric care and concern that helped healing and the patient's well being.

His practice was associated with one of the most modern community hospitals in the nation, Johnston Health

What Patients and Others Have Said:

Immediately I knew he was different than my other doctors.  He was interested in me, in my life, in my family's life, my work; in short he was interested in me the patient and not just the symptoms.

    - RS, Patient

Dr. Friedman is the one, out of all of [the many doctors I see] where I feel the most compassionate care....I feel so much more secure after hearing his voice and receiving his advice.

     - JB, Patient

He is very professional and ready to answer all my questions.

      - FJ, Patient

His personality is charismatic and blends with all types of people.  I have seen him interact with children, adults, and older adults in a way that many people cannot do.

      - JP Patient

He listens to the patients and then explains the problems they have in a way they can understand and get them the medical attention they need.

     - CS, Patient

Dr. Friedman not only has excellent clinical skills and is probably the finest clinical caridologist I know, but he also has important values and ideals concerning the compassionate care of patients with cardiovascular disease.

      - FW, MD

With Dr. Friedman's affiliation with Johnston Medical Center, I was immediately impressed with both his clinical acumen and compassionate care for his patients.

        - LT, MD

A Personal Approach

Dr. Kenneth S. Friedman (founder):

A leading cardiology practice that was founded just outside of Raleigh North Carolina.  He trained at some of the best medical institutions in the world, including SUNY New York at Stony Brook, Washington University  School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, and York University Hospital.

Dr. Friedman practiced medicine and non-invasive cardiology, where patient care came first.

His patients loved him and his excellent and dedicated staff, included:

  • Melanie Kyle
  • Tammy Register
  • Susan Lee


What People Said:

"....a physician dedicated to his patients and community. [essential] to the overall health and wellbeing of residents in Johnston County...Dr. Friedman .. is well regarded throughout Johnston County for his clinical skill and bed-side manner"
- Senior Hospital Exec. Johnston County 
[His] kindness and that of [his] staff at the time of my brother's death was much appreciated by myself and by my mother  I appreciate [his] making the time to see me so quickly and efficiently..." 
- JM, Patient 
There is no question in my mind that Dr. Friedman is a much needed asset to the community ....patients like myself ... rely on his excellent skills as a cardiologist, his compassion and ever present willingness to "go the extra mile" for his patients."
- GG. Patient 
I have had the occassion to work with Dr. Friedman on a professional level multiple times ...Since Dr. Friedman has arrived in our medical community he has provided only quality cardiology care.  Additionally, he has the type of personality that is outgoing, caring, and very welcoming to patients as well as other individuals who come in contact with him.
-RA, MD
He is a smart, gifted, human being.
- CA, Patient
He takes your health serioutsly.  He is very thorough doctor with his patients who like and trust him very much....He has such a big heart for his profession, patients, and friends.
- WD, Patient
Dr. Friedman has always been the cardiologist that I sought out for my patients when they needed a gentle and compassionate physician.
- RW, MD