Dr. Bruce Altman, MD

Dr. Bruce Altman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Bruce Altman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology, cornea & external diseases, and more.

69 Sand Pit Rd

Danbury, CT 06810

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Altman'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Altman ""During my many years with Danbury Eye, I have been able to develop a challenging but fulfilling practice due largely to our patients, who appreciate the team effort approach of our office.""

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Optometry
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Goniotomy
  • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altman's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altman to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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