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Dr. Charles Friel, MD

Dr. Charles Friel, MD

Age 59 Colorectal Surgery M
(21) 21 reviews

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Dr. Charles Friel, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Charlottesville, VA. Dr. Friel studied at Harvard Medical School. They currently practice at University Of Virginia Medical Center and are affiliated with University Hospital. Dr. Friel is board certified in General Surgery and accepts accepts multiple insurance plans.


  • University Of Minnesota, Fellowship Hospital — 2001
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus, Fellowship Hospital — 2001
  • Harvard Medical School, Medical School — 1993
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Internship Hospital — 1993
  • Bowdoin College, Undergraduate School — 1986

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Sep 06, 2021
Dr. Friel did a very complicated colon resection that involved removing my appendix due to the spread of infection as well. 5+ hours of surgery and he did an amazing job.
VIVIAN E KENNEY — Sep 06, 2021
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Dr. Friel frequently treats the following conditions: Anal and Rectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer and Ileus. See more on Sharecare.

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

Yes, Dr. Charles Friel, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

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  • University Hospital


  1. University Of Virginia Medical Center

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      University of Virginia Medical Center
      1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA 22908 (434) 243-9970
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