Meet Patrick R. Friend, DDS

Dr. Patrick Friend was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky and raised in Fresno, California. He attended University of California at Irvine for his undergraduate career, and then went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Southern California. Dr. Friend completed a one-year oral surgery internship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and his residency training at University of Miami.

These programs had a clinical focus on trauma surgery, orthog­nathic surgery, pathology, and reconstructive surgery as well as adult and pediatric anesthesia. During his chief year Dr. Friend received the Outstanding Surgical Skills award. Dr. Friend comes to us from Fairfax, VA, and has served as one of the team oral surgeons for several profession­al sports teams. Dr. Friend joined the Greenville Oral Surgery group in 2021 and sees patients at both the Duncan and Powdersville locations.

Personal

Outside of work he enjoys swimming, cooking, traveling, and spending time with his wife, Megan Friend, a hand surgeon here in Greenville.

Locations

We have 4 locations in the 

greater Greenville, SC area ~

Highway 14, Duncan, Powdersville, Cleveland Court

For any inquiries please email

“I got a referral from my boss to Greenville Oral Surgery. I had a root canal and crowned tooth that had failed. Dr. Wilson was awesome!!! The whole staff was wonderful. Unfortunately, they had to extract my tooth. The process went so smooth and seamless I appreciate everybody there I highly recommend this group.”