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Dr. Charles Friel, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 60
Dr. Charles Friel, MD
4.0 (23 Ratings)

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Dr. Charles Friel, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Charlottesville, VA.
Dr. Charles Friel, MD
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Dr. Charles Friel, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 60
Charlottesville, VA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Charles Friel, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Charlottesville, VA.

About

Dr. Charles Friel, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has 31 years experience. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with UVA Health University Hospital. Dr. Friel has experience treating conditions like Anal and Rectal Cancer among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Friel received an average rating of 4.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 23 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Friel is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Colectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Wedge Resection Colon
Colectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Wedge Resection Colon
Anorectal Abscess
Colorectal Cancer
Pelvic Abscess
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Abdominal Pain
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Fistula
Cholangiocarcinoma
Constipation
Hemorrhoids
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Obstruction
Liver Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Anal Cauterization
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colostomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Anal Warts
Anorectal Disorders
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bladder Diverticulum
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Varices
Exstrophy of Bladder
Fistula
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Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incontinence
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Prolapse
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pilonidal Cyst
Pleural Effusion
Polyps
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Pouchitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Rectal Cancer
Rectovaginal Fistula
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Surgical Infections
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anoscopy
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Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Bladder Surgery
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy
Cystectomy
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision of Anal Tags
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy with Robotic Assist
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Sigmoidoscopy
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Tracheal Surgery
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Wound Repair

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Locations

  1. 1 University of Virginia Medical Center
    1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA 22908
  2. 2 Office
    1221 Hospital Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22908
  3. 3 Uva Health Endoscopy Monroe Lane
    500 Monroe Ln, Charlottesville, VA 22903

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4.0
Based on 23 Reviews
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2 Stars (2)
1 Star (4)

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Mar 06, 2024
Cannot express how great Dr Friel and his team are.
Amy Lacks — Mar 06, 2024
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About Me

Specialties*
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • HARVARD Medical School
    1993
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Board Certifications
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A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
    1993
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Minnesota
    2001
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Charles Friel, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Friel's profile.

Dr. Charles Friel, MD is affiliated with UVA Health University Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Charles Friel, MD holds board certification in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • UVA Health University Hospital

    1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA