Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology • Female • Age 36

1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 101
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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223 N Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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    Dr. Altschul's Experience

    Specialties

    • Vascular Neurology
    • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
    • Endovascular Neurosurgery
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    • Acute Stroke
    • Arteriovenous Fistula
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Stenosis
    • Carotid Dissection
    • Cavernous Malformation Brain
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
    • Intracranial Arterial Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Vasculitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Altschul

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    • Resident's Symposium Scholarship, American Neurological Association, 2005
    • Intern of the Year in Recognition of the Outstanding Performance in the Ambulatory Clinic, New York Medical College, 2004
    • Partners in Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance and Commitment to Excellence in Patient Care, MGH, Boston, 2007

    Media & Publications

    • Clinical reasoning: A 21 year old woman with right eye swelling and bruising. Ruff IM, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Rahman C, Szeder V, Pile-Spellman J, Marshall RS
    • Acute spinal cord ischemia: Treatment with intravenous and intra-arterial thrombolysis, hyperbaric oxygen, and hypothermia. Lee K, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Rahman C, Lee KL, Fernandes ESM, Claassen J, Badjatia N, Mayer SA, Pile-Spellman J.
    • Radiation exposure of the anesthesiologist in the neurointerventional suite. Anastasian ZH, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Meyers PM, Wang S, Berman MF.
    • Update on the endovascular treatment of intracranial atherosclerotic disease: A critical review. Komotar RJ, Kellner CP, Raper DM, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Higashida RT, Meyers PM.
    • Contribution of vascular pathology to the clinical expression of dementia. Strozyk (Altschul) D, Dickson DW, Lipton RB, Katz M, Derby CA, Lee S, Wang C, Verghese J
    • Interventional Vascular Neurology: An ability acquired through training. Strozyk (Altschul) D.
    • Coil embolization of intracranial dissecting vertebral artery aneurysm in angiographic subclavian steal. Strozyk (Altschul) D, Mehta B, Meyers PM, Nogueira RG.
    • False positive CT Angiography in brain death. Greer D, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Schwamm LH.
    • Training in endovascular surgical neuroradiology. Strozyk (Altschul) D, Hanft SJ, Kellner CP, Meyers PM, Lavine SD.
    • Zinc and copper modulate Alzheimer Abeta levels in human cerebrospinal fluid. Strozyk (Altschul) D, Launer LJ, Adlard PA, Cherny RA, Tsatsanis A, Volitakis I, Blennow K, Petrovitch H, White LR, Bush AI.
    • Current recommendation for endovascular interventions in the treatment of ischemic stroke. Appleboom G, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Meyers PM, Higashida RT.
    • Bedside Use of a Dual Aortic Balloon Occlusion for the Treatment of Cerebral Vasospasm. Appelboom G, Strozyk (Altschul) D, Hwang BY, Prowda J, Badjatia N, Helbok R, Meyers PM.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical University Of Vienna
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    Westchester Medical Center-New York Medical College
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
    Complete in 2007

    Fellowship Hospital

    Columbia Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia College Of Physicians & Surgeons
    Complete in 2010
    Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 2008

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Vienna
    Graduated in 2001

    Other Education

    Nih-National Institute On Aging
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Altschul & Staff

    • English
    • German
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    1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 101
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    (201) 327-8600 (Office)
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