Dr. Adam J. Altman, MD

Dr. Adam J. Altman, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 57 years old

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Technological sophistication and surgical expertise, combined with compassion and caring. I treat my patients like I would treat my own family.Read more

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Doctor Altman did my Lasik eye surgery and I was very pleased. Very professional and explained everything very well. My family eye doctor gave me two names but I'm very glad that I went to him. My vision turned out great and I'm very happy. Good guy.
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Dr. Altman's Care Philosophy

Technological sophistication and surgical expertise, combined with compassion and caring. I treat my patients like I would treat my own family.

Dr. Altman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Massachusetts Medical School

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Berkshire Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Med Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wills Eye Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Massachusetts Amherst-Magna Cum Laude

    Graduated in 1980

  • Other Education
    Harvard Medical School Published Researcher

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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