Dr. Dean Altenhofen, MD

Dr. Dean Altenhofen, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(28)
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Dr. Dean Altenhofen, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Pensacola, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

6110 N Davis Hwy

Pensacola, FL 32504

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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HIV Screening
very high
more than 91% of peers
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
high
more than 85% of peers
Syphilis Screening
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Ablation
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amniotomy
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Function Test
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Suspension Surgery
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Condyloma Fulguration
  • Cryosurgery
  • C-Section
  • Cystourethrogram
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Endoscopic Laser Therapy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Laser Surgery
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hymenectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids and Polyps
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopy
  • LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Minimally Invasive Cystocele and Rectocele Repair
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Natural Childbirth
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pelvic Fistula Repair
  • Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Pelviscopy
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sterilization
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound, Transvaginal
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Uterine Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginal Repair
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vaginoplasty
  • Video Laser Laparoscopy
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altenhofen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altenhofen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altenhofen to family and friends
4.0
based on 28 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Altenhofen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Altenhofen is very nice. His staff, however, is very incompetent. From giving incomplete lab forms, scheduling errors, telling me to go against the Dr.'s advice, having an MA sign for the physician. It was a nightmare. This is my first pregnancy and I found that you have to deal with the staff...more
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I developed a rectocyle, and Dr. AltenhoffeN took me into surgery to repair it with pelvic mesh. Unfortunately, the mesh was faulty and required 7 more surgeries.His cheerfulness kept me upbeat during the times he tried to correct the problem. I have finally settled my lawsuit against the...more
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