Theodore C. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.Theodore C. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D. has opened a private practice, specializing in treating patients with adrenal, pituitary, thyroid and fatigue disorders. Dr. Friedman has privileges at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Martin Luther King Medical Center. His practice includes detecting and treating hormone imbalances, including hormone replacement therapy. Dr. Friedman is also an expert in diagnosing and treating pituitary disorders, including Cushings disease and syndrome.

Dr. Friedman's career reflects his ongoing quest to better understand and treat endocrine problems. With both medical and research doctoral degrees, he has conducted studies and cared for patients at some of the country's most prestigious institutions, including the University of Michigan, the National Institutes of Health, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and UCLA's Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.

He's the "Dr House" of endocrinology. He loves complicated cases and is an outstanding diagnostician.

He also has a PhD in pharmacology.
Posted Image The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease: Professional Advice on Getting the Right Diagnosis, Managing Your Symptoms, And Feeling Great (Everything: Health and Fitness) (Paperback)

by Theodore C., M.D., Ph.D. Friedman (Author), Winnie Yu (Author)

If you have a thyroid condition, you are not alone. An estimated 13 million Americans suffer from thyroid disease. The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease, cowritten by acclaimed thyroid specialist, Theodore C. Friedman, is the authoritative handbook you need to help you live with this disease. You'll learn about:

  • How the thyroid functions and dysfunctions
  • Who is at risk for thyroid disease
  • Well-known thyroid disorders-hyper, hypo, and Grave's disease
  • Far-reaching effects (weight loss and gain, anxiety, depression)
  • Treatments and living with the disease

Complete with a glossary, additional resources, and even a section on thyroid disease in children, The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease is the complete guide for everyday healthy living.

Sample chapters (PDF format)


Kate (Fairley) and Dr. Ted Friedman on National Geographic TV, September 2007

Read Dr. Friedman's First Guest Chat, November 11, 2003.
Read Dr. Friedman's Second Guest Chat, March 2, 2004.


Listen to Dr. Friedman First Live Voice Interview, January 29, 2009.

Listen to Dr. Friedman Second Live Voice Interview, March 13, 2009.

Listen to Dr. Friedman Third Live Voice Interview, February 13, 2011. 

Listen to Dr. Friedman Fourth Live Voice Interview, March 12, 2012.

Listen to Dr. Friedman Fifth Live Voice Interview, April 2, 2012.

Dr. Friedman returned April 2, 2012.  The call in number with questions or comments is (646) 200-0162.

Listen to the archived interview at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cushingshelp  and on iTunes Cushie Podcasts

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