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Presence Saint Francis Hospital Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician Named “Top Doctor” by Consumers’ CHECKBOOK

Presence Saint Francis Hospital Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician Named “Top Doctor” by Consumers’ CHECKBOOK

Presence Saint Francis Hospital physician Benjamin Jay Friedman, M.D., was named a "Top Doctor" in physical rehabilitation by Consumers' CHECKBOOK. A not-for-profit organization, Consumers' CHECKBOOK surveyed Chicago area physicians to discover the local top doctors in 38 specialties. Consumers' CHECKBOOK Top doctors are recommended by other physicians at least three times, and Dr. Friedman was recommended four times by his peers.

"Dr. Friedman is a compassionate physician who is excellent at what he does. He has earned and deserves this distinction," said Roberta Luskin-Hawk, M.D., regional president and CEO of Presence Saint Francis Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital. "We are proud to have Dr. Friedman on staff, and are proud of his many accomplishments."

A board certified physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Friedman earned his medical degree at The Chicago Medical School - Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital. He is also chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the medical director of the inpatient rehabilitation unit at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital. His clinical interests include geriatrics, orthopedics, stroke and amputee rehabilitation.

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About Presence Saint Francis Hospital
Presence Saint Francis Hospital is a nationally recognized, full-service hospital with a Level I Trauma Center. Home to the first Chest Pain Center on Chicago's North Shore and a Primary Stroke Center certified by the Joint Commission, Presence Saint Francis Hospital has a rich history of providing top quality care and leading edge technologies in collaboration with its 430-physician medical staff. Presence Saint Francis Hospital has been designated a Magnet® Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, placing it in the top seven percent of U.S. hospitals for nursing excellence. More information is available at

About Presence Health
Presence Health is the largest Catholic health system based in Illinois, created in November 2011 through the merger of Provena Health and Resurrection Health Care. With more than 150 sites of care, including 12 hospitals, Presence Health has 21,000 employees and 4,000 medical professionals. More information is available at

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