Dr. Athar Altaf, MD

Dr. Athar Altaf, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Athar Altaf, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bear Creek Township, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1000 E Mountain Blvd

Bear Creek Township, PA 18702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Altaf's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

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

  • Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Svcs Hospital Allama Iqbal Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Highland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Ny Meth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Rochester Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altaf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altaf's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altaf to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Altaf's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

A little upsetting I have a rare auto immune disease and he doesn't know enough about it . Very nice person but if you have a rare condition go to a dr at penn in philly or Pittsburgh not local
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