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Dr Friedrich listens to his patient and comprehends what he hears from his patient in moving forward in resolving the medical issue.
June 8, 2023
Great explanation of diagnosis and treatment. Perfect bedside manner & To the point . Very much appreciated. Thank you!
May 17, 2023
He was very congenial and explained everything so I could understand the procedure!
April 26, 2023
Answers all my questions. Very patient and great mannerisms.
April 14, 2023
Everything about my appointment was done efficiently and quickly .
April 6, 2023
I appreciated the way Dr.Friederich listened to my concerns, answered my questions and carefully explained the procedure I am planning to have.
April 4, 2023
Dr. Friederich is very good at explaining what is going on with whatever problem I am having and presenting the options available to alleviate the pain/ fix the problem. He is friendly and kind.
March 23, 2023
Dr Friederich is a very knowledgeable and skilled and kind provider. I'm very happy with the care he provides.
February 7, 2023
Very attentive to problem and the course of action. Explained everything very clearly.
February 2, 2023
Great experience all involved were very helpful and friendly… Dr. Frederick is very kind and knowledgeable.
January 25, 2023
Dr. Friederich has been very helpful. He thoughtfully and with patience answers all my questions. He is also very cognizant that his patients are in pain and that sometimes the solutions are painful in the short term; the empathy He expresses ia invaluable.
January 11, 2023
I have been a patient of Dr Friedrich for many years. He has & continues to help me manage the arthritis in both of my hands. I appreciate having that “ongoing” relationship w/him b/c he knows my history & Im not starting over at every appt.
December 19, 2022
Dr. Friederich was very thorough with explanations and how to proceed after suggested options. Very professional as he listened throughout the Q&A.
November 15, 2022
My visit with Dr Friederich was excellent. He was super personable and answered any questions I had.
October 27, 2022
Dr. Friederich is professional and friendly at the same time. I trust his expertise and know that he will advise me towards decisions that are in my best interest.
October 26, 2022
Dr Friederich is an excellent provider. He is a very dedicated, caring, knowledgeable and skilled surgeon/doctor.
October 15, 2022
He is always prompt and kind at each appointment. Answers all of my questions and explains everything. He is a great Doctor.
September 19, 2022
Dedicated to his profession! Kind manner with patient.
August 31, 2022
Dr. Friederich is the best best best ! He makes a painful shot so easy. Love his sense of humor, his expediency, skill and most of all his kindness.
August 25, 2022
Dr Friedrich and his staff were very helpful and professional, from the receptionist, technicians (Kaylee), nurse (Kathy). We will recommend them very highly.
August 19, 2022
Dr Friedrich is one of the best Dr.’s I ever seen for all of my hand problems and would recommend him to everyone.
August 19, 2022
Dr. Friedrich is a rare doctor who cares deeply about his patients. I have always been treated with kindness, tolerance, and compassion.
June 11, 2022
I had a great experience Dr Friederich . He was very patient and kind in answering my questions and gave me helpful instructions as to how to care for and improve my mobility . I highly recommend him to others!
April 20, 2022
I was impressed with Dr. Friederich. He seemed quick, efficient, knowledgeable, but also caring. I would definitely recommend him. My entire experience was very, very positive.
April 8, 2022
Dr James Friederich is so caring makes sure my concerns and questions are addressed before he leaves the room his staff have been kind always getting back to me in a timely manner and greets me with a smile. Overall a good experience!
March 14, 2022
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
- BS, 1977-1981
University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
- MD, 1982-1986
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
- Orthopedic Surgery, 1986-1991
Cleveland Clinic Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
- Hand Surgery, 1991-1992
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
- American Medical Society
- Iowa Medical Society
- Iowa Orthopaedic Society
- Story County Medical Society
Professional & Personal Interests
- Department Chair, McFarland Clinic Ames Orthopedic Surgery
- Chair, McFarland Clinic Policies & Procedures Committee
- Former Member, McFarland Clinic Board of Directors