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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”.

AARP Medicare Complete through UnitedHealthcare HMO

Advantra Advantage (by Coventry) - HMO

Advantra Freedom (by Coventry) - PPO

Advantra Freedom Plus (by Coventry) - PPO

Aetna - HMO

Aetna - POS

Aetna - PPO

Aetna Better Health KS - HMO

Aetna HMO/PPO

Aetna

Allwell by HomeState Health - HMO

Allwell by Sunflower Health Plan - HMO

Ambetter by Home State Health Plan (MO) - EPO

Ambetter by Sunflower Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Beech Street/Viant (via Multi-Plan) - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kansas City

Blue Care - HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity

Blue Medicare Advantage Access - PPO

Blue Medicare Advantage Complete - HMO

Blue Medicare Advantage Plus - HMO

Blue Medicare Essential - PPO

Care Improvement Plus/XL Health - RPPO

Cigna - HMO

Cigna - POS

Cigna - PPO

Cigna Connect - EPO

Cigna HealthSpring Advantage HMO

Cigna HealthSpring Preferred - HMO

Cigna SureFit - EPO

Cigna SureFit - PPO

Coventry - HMO

Coventry - POS

Coventry - PPO

Coventry One - PPO

Coventry Select - HMO

Evercare (by UnitedHealthcare) - PPO

First Health PPO

Freedom Network - PPO

Freedom Network Select - PPO

HMCC PHO

Home State Health Plan (MO) - HMO

Humana

Humana POS

Humana - PPO

Humana - Choice - PPO

Humana Gold Choice - PFFS

Humana Gold Plus HMO

Kansas Health Advantage - SNP

Missouri Care (MO) - HMO

MO Medicare Select/AllyAlign - SNP

Multiplan - PPO

NHC Advantage/AllyAlign - SNP

Preferred Care Blue - PPO

Preferred Health Professionals - PPO

Private Healthcare Systems - PPO

Savility - POS

Sunflower State Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Tricare Prime/HealthNet

United AARP - PPO

United Evercare - PPO

United Healthcare - HMO

United Healthcare - POS

United Healthcare - PPO

United Secure Horizons - PPO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (KS) - HMO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (MO) - HMO

WellCare - PPO (HCA Employees)

Worker's Compensation - Aetna

Worker's Compensation - CCO/Rockport

Worker's Compensation - Comp Results

Worker's Compensation - Corvel

Worker's Compensation - First Health

Worker's Compensation - Premier

AARP Medicare Complete through UnitedHealthcare HMO

Advantra Advantage (by Coventry) - HMO

Advantra Freedom (by Coventry) - PPO

Advantra Freedom Plus (by Coventry) - PPO

Aetna - HMO

Aetna - POS

Aetna - PPO

Aetna Better Health KS - HMO

Aetna HMO/PPO

Aetna

Allwell by HomeState Health - HMO

Allwell by Sunflower Health Plan - HMO

Ambetter by Home State Health Plan (MO) - EPO

Ambetter by Sunflower Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Beech Street/Viant (via Multi-Plan) - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kansas City

Blue Care - HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity

Blue Medicare Advantage Access - PPO

Blue Medicare Advantage Complete - HMO

Blue Medicare Advantage Plus - HMO

Blue Medicare Essential - PPO

Care Improvement Plus/XL Health - RPPO

Cigna - HMO

Cigna - POS

Cigna - PPO

Cigna Connect - EPO

Cigna HealthSpring Advantage HMO

Cigna HealthSpring Preferred - HMO

Cigna SureFit - EPO

Cigna SureFit - PPO

Coventry - HMO

Coventry - POS

Coventry - PPO

Coventry One - PPO

Coventry Select - HMO

Evercare (by UnitedHealthcare) - PPO

First Health PPO

Freedom Network - PPO

Freedom Network Select - PPO

HMCC PHO

Home State Health Plan (MO) - HMO

Humana

Humana POS

Humana - PPO

Humana - Choice - PPO

Humana Gold Choice - PFFS

Humana Gold Plus HMO

Kansas Health Advantage - SNP

Missouri Care (MO) - HMO

MO Medicare Select/AllyAlign - SNP

Multiplan - PPO

NHC Advantage/AllyAlign - SNP

Preferred Care Blue - PPO

Preferred Health Professionals - PPO

Private Healthcare Systems - PPO

Savility - POS

Sunflower State Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Tricare Prime/HealthNet

United AARP - PPO

United Evercare - PPO

United Healthcare - HMO

United Healthcare - POS

United Healthcare - PPO

United Secure Horizons - PPO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (KS) - HMO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (MO) - HMO

WellCare - PPO (HCA Employees)

Worker's Compensation - Aetna

Worker's Compensation - CCO/Rockport

Worker's Compensation - Comp Results

Worker's Compensation - Corvel

Worker's Compensation - First Health

Worker's Compensation - Premier

Angina

Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Flutter

Bradycardia

Cardiac Dysrhythmia

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiovascular Conditions

Chest Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Angioplasty

Coronary Artery Disease

Echocardiograms

Echocardiography

Electrocardiography

Heart Attack

Heart Block

Holter and Event Monitor Interpretation

Hypercholesterolemia

Hypertension

Left and Right Cardiac Catheterization

LINQ Implantation

Nuclear Cardiology

Nuclear Studies

Pacemaker Implantation

Pericardial Disease

Pericardiocentesis

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Premature Atrial Contractions (PACs)

Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)

Reading and Interpreting Electrocardiograms

Stent Implantation

Stress Tests

Supraventricular Tachycardia

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Valvular Heart Disease

Varicose Veins

Vascular Disease

Vein Clinic

Vein Treatment

Venous Ablation And Phlebectomy

Venous Disease

Venous Duplex Examinations Cardiac Catheterization

Ventricular Tachycardia

AARP Medicare Complete through UnitedHealthcare HMO

Advantra Advantage (by Coventry) - HMO

Advantra Freedom (by Coventry) - PPO

Advantra Freedom Plus (by Coventry) - PPO

Aetna - HMO

Aetna - POS

Aetna - PPO

Aetna Better Health KS - HMO

Aetna HMO/PPO

Aetna

Allwell by HomeState Health - HMO

Allwell by Sunflower Health Plan - HMO

Ambetter by Home State Health Plan (MO) - EPO

Ambetter by Sunflower Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Beech Street/Viant (via Multi-Plan) - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kansas City

Blue Care - HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity

Blue Medicare Advantage Access - PPO

Blue Medicare Advantage Complete - HMO

Blue Medicare Advantage Plus - HMO

Blue Medicare Essential - PPO

Care Improvement Plus/XL Health - RPPO

Cigna - HMO

Cigna - POS

Cigna - PPO

Cigna Connect - EPO

Cigna HealthSpring Advantage HMO

Cigna HealthSpring Preferred - HMO

Cigna SureFit - EPO

Cigna SureFit - PPO

Coventry - HMO

Coventry - POS

Coventry - PPO

Coventry One - PPO

Coventry Select - HMO

Evercare (by UnitedHealthcare) - PPO

First Health PPO

Freedom Network - PPO

Freedom Network Select - PPO

HMCC PHO

Home State Health Plan (MO) - HMO

Humana

Humana POS

Humana - PPO

Humana - Choice - PPO

Humana Gold Choice - PFFS

Humana Gold Plus HMO

Kansas Health Advantage - SNP

Missouri Care (MO) - HMO

MO Medicare Select/AllyAlign - SNP

Multiplan - PPO

NHC Advantage/AllyAlign - SNP

Preferred Care Blue - PPO

Preferred Health Professionals - PPO

Private Healthcare Systems - PPO

Savility - POS

Sunflower State Health Plan (KS) - HMO

Tricare Prime/HealthNet

United AARP - PPO

United Evercare - PPO

United Healthcare - HMO

United Healthcare - POS

United Healthcare - PPO

United Secure Horizons - PPO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (KS) - HMO

UnitedHealth Community Plan (MO) - HMO

WellCare - PPO (HCA Employees)

Worker's Compensation - Aetna

Worker's Compensation - CCO/Rockport

Worker's Compensation - Comp Results

Worker's Compensation - Corvel

Worker's Compensation - First Health

Worker's Compensation - Premier

Angina

Arrhythmias

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Flutter

Bradycardia

Cardiac Dysrhythmia

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiovascular Conditions

Chest Pain

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Angioplasty

Coronary Artery Disease

Echocardiograms

Echocardiography

Electrocardiography

Heart Attack

Heart Block

Holter and Event Monitor Interpretation

Hypercholesterolemia

Hypertension

Left and Right Cardiac Catheterization

LINQ Implantation

Nuclear Cardiology

Nuclear Studies

Pacemaker Implantation

Pericardial Disease

Pericardiocentesis

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Premature Atrial Contractions (PACs)

Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)

Reading and Interpreting Electrocardiograms

Stent Implantation

Stress Tests

Supraventricular Tachycardia

Transesophageal Echocardiography

Valvular Heart Disease

Varicose Veins

Vascular Disease

Vein Clinic

Vein Treatment

Venous Ablation And Phlebectomy

Venous Disease

Venous Duplex Examinations Cardiac Catheterization

Ventricular Tachycardia