Dr. Robert A. Alter, MD

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Specializes in Geriatric Medicine • Male • Age 62

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Hospital Quality

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Advocate Trinity Hospital
2320 East 93rd Street
Chicago, IL 60617

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Sykes Advocate Medical Group
Sykes Advocate Medical Group
2545 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60616
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    Dr. Alter's Experience

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    Dr. Alter's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Geriatric Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Geriatric Medicine, 2002
    • Internal Medicine, 1981
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    Background Check for Dr. Alter

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Michael Reese Hospital and Med Center
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alter & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Alter's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Advocate Trinity Hospital where Dr. Alter has admitting privileges:

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    • Advocate Trinity Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alter

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alter to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Alter's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Alter
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Alter accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Sykes Advocate Medical Group
    2545 S King Dr
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (312) 842-7117 (Office)
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