Dr. Adam Altman, MD

Dr. Adam Altman, MD

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Dr. Adam Altman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wyomissing, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1 Granite Point Dr

Wyomissing, PA 19610

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Altman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 89% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 87% of peers
Corneal Diseases
high
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Altman "Technological sophistication and surgical expertise, combined with compassion and caring. I treat my patients like I would treat my own family."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • 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
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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18  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Massachusetts Amherst-Magna Cum Laude
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Berkshire Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard Medical School Published Researcher
    Other Education | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altman's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altman to family and friends
30 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Altman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

I recently had cataract surgery with Dr. Altman. I could not be more pleased with my experience. He was very professional and instilled a lot of confidence in me. But, he also was very personable and I enjoyed my visits with him. I am 51 years old and developed cataracts at an early age, so having...more
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I was extremely pleased with my experience using Dr Altman to remove my cataract. He is professional, friendly and spends time explaining procedures and answering all questions. Dr Altman has years of experience as an Eye Surgeon. The Surgical Center he uses for invasive procedures is in the same...more
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I don't like going to doctors, but as soon as Dr. Altman walked into the room he put me at ease. Gave me a better exam then I've ever had, and reviewed the test results with me. He explained things in plain English. I was very comfortable with him and have recommended him.
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Dr. Altman provide me withgreat advice concerning mt cataract surgery He considered the fact thst i am amomocular person, sand did not rush mr to mske a decision and to consider risk versus benifitsThe surgery went vey well and i see better without glasses than i did with glasses,Never should have...more
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Dr Altman has done four surgeries on my wife’s eyes and did my cataract surgery restoring my 20/20 vision with multi focal lenses. A true professional surgeon.
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