Dr. Frederick spent most of his growing years in Lake Forest, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. He graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa in 1965. Graduation from Albany Medical College in upstate New York followed in 1969.

Dr. Frederick moved to Indianapolis in 1969 to advance his education, i.e. internship, internal medicine residency and a two-year gastroenterology fellowship at Indiana University Medical Center. He is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. He established Indiana Gastroenterology, Inc. in 1975.

He enjoys all aspects of the medical practice of gastrointestinal diseases and hopes his forty years of experience gives him a unique perspective on diagnostic problems.

His hobbies are fishing and gardening. He lives at home with his wife Judy of thirty years in Westfield.