Dr. Dorothea Altschul, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology • Female • Age 35

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

Research training, expertise and qualifications


  • Vascular Neurology
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cerebral Revascularization
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Stenting
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty
  • 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 Accident
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine and Brain Disorders

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.

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.

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

Languages Spoken by Dr. Altschul & Staff

  • English
  • German

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