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Brian Friedman, MD

Brian Friedman, MD

Interventional Cardiology
Dr. Brian M. Friedman is a board certified interventional cardiologist with Midwest Heart and Vascular Specialists in Olathe and Overland Park, Kansas. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Menorah Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Friedman treats a wide spectrum of cardiovascular conditions which include chest pain (angina), heart attacks, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, venous disease (varicose veins), peripheral arterial disease, pericardial disease, arrhythmias (including atrial fibrillation), hypertension and hypercholesterolemia. He performs a number of procedures which include: cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty and stent implantation, pacemaker implantation, pericardiocentesis, venous ablation and phlebectomy. He has a broad experience in reading and interpreting electrocardiograms, stress tests, echocardiograms, nuclear studies and venous duplex examinations. He has received professional honors with recognition as one of Kansas City’s Top Doctors and Outstanding Teaching Awards while on the Cardiology Faculty at KU Medical Center. He was an investigator in a number of Research Trials and has published numerous scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and presented at local and national meetings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Care Philosophy

To provide a patient centered approach of comprehensive, knowledgeable and compassionate cardiovascular care from “Prevention to Intervention”.

Angina

Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiovascular Conditions

Chest Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Angioplasty

Echocardiograms

Heart Attack

Hypercholesterolemia

Hypertension

Nuclear Studies

Pacemaker Implantation

Pericardial Disease

Pericardiocentesis

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Reading and Interpreting Electrocardiograms

Stent Implantation

Stress Tests

Valvular Heart Disease

Varicose Veins

Venous Ablation And Phlebectomy

Venous Disease

Venous Duplex Examinations Cardiac Catheterization

Angina

Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiovascular Conditions

Chest Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Angioplasty

Echocardiograms

Heart Attack

Hypercholesterolemia

Hypertension

Nuclear Studies

Pacemaker Implantation

Pericardial Disease

Pericardiocentesis

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Reading and Interpreting Electrocardiograms

Stent Implantation

Stress Tests

Valvular Heart Disease

Varicose Veins

Venous Ablation And Phlebectomy

Venous Disease

Venous Duplex Examinations Cardiac Catheterization

  • Interventional Cardiology - Primary - Board Certified
  • Graduate Degree: University of the Witwatersrand - 1980
  • Internship: Johannesburg Hospital - South Africa - 1981
  • Residency: Johannesburg Hospital - South Africa - 1988
  • Fellowship: Johannesburg Hospital - South Africa - 1990
  • English
  • Menorah Medical Center