Dr. Emily M. Altman, MD

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Specializes in Dermatopathology • Female • Age 53

1 Diamond Hill Rd Fl 1
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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Dr. Altman's Experience

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Dr. Altman's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039

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Accepting new patients?

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1 Diamond Hill Rd Fl 1
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
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    Dr. Altman's Experience

    Dr. Altman's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Dermatopathology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
    • Dermatopathology
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Acne Surgery
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatments
    • Biological Therapies
    • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Botox® Injection
    • Burn Care Services
    • Captique™ Injections
    • Collagen Injections
    • Condyloma Destruction
    • Condyloma Fulguration
    • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
    • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
    • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
    • Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
    • Cryosurgery
    • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
    • Cryotherapy
    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Ear Surgery
    • Earlobe Repair
    • Excision
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Facelift
    • Facial Peel
    • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
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    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Hair Removal
    • Hylaform Injections
    • Infant Care
    • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
    • Injection Therapy
    • Laser Ablation
    • Laser Hair Removal
    • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    • Laser Surgery
    • Local Anesthesia
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Mole Removal
    • Newborn Care
    • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
    • Non-Surgical Facelift
    • Photorejuvenation
    • Phototherapy
    • Radiesse® Injections
    • Removal of Condyloma
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Scar Revision Surgery
    • Shaving of Skin Lesion
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Removal
    • Skin Grafts
    • Skin Resurfacing
    • Skin Surgery
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Soft Tissue Surgery
    • Wart Removal
    • Wrinkle Removal
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    • Abscess
    • Acne
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Allergic Disorders
    • Allergies
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Benign Skin Lesion
    • Benign Tumor
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cancer
    • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
    • Cellulitis
    • Corn
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatological Disorders
    • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Genital Warts
    • Granuloma of Skin
    • Hair Loss
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Impetigo
    • Infections
    • Intertrigo
    • Jock Itch
    • Lipomas
    • Lupus Erythematosus
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    • Lyme Disease
    • Lymphoma
    • Malignant Tumor
    • Metabolic Disorders
    • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
    • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
    • Pityriasis Rosea
    • Psoriasis
    • Rheumatic Diseases
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Scleroderma
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Skin Allergy
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Lesion
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vulvodynia
    • Warts
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    Background Check for Dr. Altman

    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

    Media & Publications

    • Jonas E Salk Research Award and Scholarship, 1989
    • Hunter College Alumni Scholarship, 1987
    • Merck Manual Award to top four students in medical school class, 1993
    • Upjohn Achievement Award for two top students in medical school class, 1993
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, 1989
    • Summa Cum Laude, 1989
    • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1992
    • National Dean's List, 1988
    • George F Smith Foundation Scholarship, all four years of medical school, 1989-1993
    • Who is Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1986
    • Dean's List every semester Hunter College, 1985-1989
    • Phi Beta Kappa, 1988
    • Jacob Bleiberg Award for most proficiency in Dermatology, 1993
    • NJ Top Doctor by New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2007
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta Alumni Scholarship, 1989
    • New Jersey Medical Women's Association Dr. Gertrude Ash Memorial Award, 1993
    • Academic Excellence Scholarship, all four years of medical school, 1989-1993
    • Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, 1992
    • American Medican Women's Association Citation to the female honor graduates, 1993
    • Thomas Hunter Honors Program, 1986
    • Structure, function and immunology of the skin, 1998
    • AIDS-associated Reiter's syndrome: Clinical conference., 1994
    • The ABC rule for clinical detection of subungual melanoma, 2000
    • Paraneoplastic Vasculitis: T-cell lymphocytic vasculitis in a patient with recurrent B-cell lymphoma (abstract) New Jersey Scientific Meeting, American College of Physicians, Iselin, NJ, 2001
    • Controlling Malignant Melanoma: A Focus on Pediatricians, 1993
    • Amounts and modulation of actin mRNA in mouse oocytes and embryos, 1989
    • Diagnosis: Psoriasis or Not? What are the Clues?, 1999
    • Increased numbers of plasma cells with age in dermal inflammatory infiltrates (abstract), 1998
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    New York University Internal Medicine
    Complete in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Dermatology
    Complete in 1997
    Northwestern University Medical Center Dermatology
    Complete in 1995

    Fellowship Hospital

    New York University Dermatopathology
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Altman & Staff

    • English
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Ukrainian
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    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. Altman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Altman has admitting privileges:

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    • Overlook Medical Center

    • Saint Barnabas Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
    (908) 273-4300 (Office)
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