Steven A. Friedman MD
4.7 / 5
(503) 813-2000
Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center
2875 NW Stucki Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Contact my office

Rating Details Details
Overall Score
  • 4.5
    Wait Time
  • 4.7
    Included in Decisions
  • 4.7
    Concern for Worries
  • 4.7
  • 4.7
    Time with Patient

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments also are gathered from this Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy. The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and don’t necessarily reflect the views of Kaiser Permanente.

About Reviews

  • 39 Ratings

*Dr. Friedman has been wonderful throughout this pregnancy, answering questions and addressing concerns. He is great at involving both my husband and me in care plans.

July 24, 2017

Was this review helpful?   Yes

Excellent as always.

April 17, 2017

Was this review helpful?   Yes


January 30, 2017

Was this review helpful?   Yes

*Dr. Friedman is a knowledgeable doctor. However, he lacks empathy. *Dr. Friedman is very callous in delivering information that was hard for us. It felt like the was no regard for our feelings in severity of the diagnosis we were given.

September 26, 2016

Was this review helpful?   Yes

I had a double amniocentesis done. The doctor and the rest of the staff were very professional and did their upmost to make me feel comfortable.

August 16, 2016

Was this review helpful?   Yes

*Dr. Friedman and his clinic staff are wonderful and I highly recommend them.

June 16, 2016

Was this review helpful?   Yes

*Dr. Friedman was well-prepared (briefed on my chart) and came armed with resources. He was thorough and kind; listened very well to my questions. I felt very confident with the care & attention *Dr. Friedman provided me.

January 21, 2016

Was this review helpful?   Yes

I was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. After earning my undergraduate degree at Harvard College and my medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania, I moved on to an OB/GYN residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at UCSF. In 1996 I moved to Portland, Oregon and have enjoyed working at Kaiser Permanente ever since.

About my practice

Since my second year of medical school, I knew I wanted to go into perinatology. I enjoy the mix of practice and skills that are required in this field: ultrasound, surgery, medical problem-solving, inpatient care, fetal monitoring, genetic counseling, and on and on. No two days are ever the same. I like that, with few exceptions, the culmination of all this work is the birth of a healthy new baby (and in some cases several!).

How I thrive

My hobbies include photography, cooking, wine (for its health benefits, of course), exercising on the elliptical, reading, and playing with our two dogs. I love to travel to faraway places with my wife and our two amazing children.

Medical School ?

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Medical Training ?

Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of California (San Francisco)
San Francisco CA

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore MD

Board Certification ?

Maternal and Fetal Medicine
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology