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Dr. Athar Altaf, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Altaf
1000 E Mountain Blvd Bear Creek Township, PA 18702

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Dr. Athar Altaf, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bear Creek Township, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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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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Biography

Dr. Athar Altaf, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bear Creek Township, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

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(570) 808-7300

Dr. Altaf accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Dr. Altaf's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altaf treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altaf treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altaf treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altaf treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altaf treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altaf treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altaf's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)