Dr. David Altman, MD

Dr. David Altman, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. David Altman, MD is a dermatologist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in dermatology.

8421 Sheridan Dr

Buffalo, NY 14221

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Nail Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

45  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Nci Nih
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altman to family and friends
47 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

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Dr. Altman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Tried to get in for an emergency visit today. Was told there were no appointments available. I called back this afternoon to get an appointment tomorrow morning but the office is closed. I began to say, I'm not sure what to do since it was an emergency and they couldn't see me at all and the rude...more
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I had appt. yesterday. I was taken within 15 min. and waited in room 10 min. Dr. Altman was very thorough. I had lots of questions about a rash and he spent at least 20 min. with me, making sure I understood what was going on and explaining a script he was giving me. Dr. Altman and his staff are...more
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I called Dr. Altman's office with a severe/urgent skin problem. His office called me back within a half an hour and saw me the very next day. Dr. Altman is very efficient and his nurse Megan was extremely helpful. I would recommend Dr. Altman for all my friends and family. His staff is helpful...more
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In te past I've had to leave due to excessive wait time. Today I have been in the room in a gown waiting for 50 minutes...will be looking for a new doctor.
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I have been here for two hours and have yet to see the Dr. Altman. I would love to leave but I have already given the front desk my insurance information and paid my co-pay. One appointment with this office has taken an entire morning. At this point it doesn't matter how good this guy is, I won't...more
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