Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology • Female • Age 35

1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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Dr. Altschul's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Valley Hospital
223 North Van Dien Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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Neurosurgical Associates Of NJ
Neurosurgical Associates Of NJ
1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Neurosurgical Associates Of NJ
1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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    Dr. Altschul's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Vascular Neurology
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    • Aneurysm Embolization
    • Aneurysm Stenting
    • Angiography
    • Angioplasty
    • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Cerebral Angiography
    • Cerebral Revascularization
    • Stenting
    • Stroke Prevention
    • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Venous Scerlotherapy
    • Vertebroplasty
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    • Acute Stroke
    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
    • Arteriovenous Malformation
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Carotid Artery Stenosis
    • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
    • Cavernous Hemangioma
    • Cavernous Malformation Brain
    • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Dissecting Aneurysm
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine and Brain Disorders
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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

    Media & Publications

    • 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
    • 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Altschul's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Altschul

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altschul to family and friends

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Altschul accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Neurosurgical Associates Of NJ
    1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    (201) 327-8600 (Office)
    (201) 327-8225 (Fax)
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    Neurosurgical Associates Of NJ
    1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 200
    Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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