Dr. Douglas Altchek, MD

Dr. Douglas Altchek, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Douglas Altchek, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY. He graduated from Universidad Complutense de Madrid Facultad de Medicina and specializes in dermatology.

115 E 61st St Fl 9

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MagnaCare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Altchek'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

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

18  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

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.

Education

  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid Facultad de Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altchek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altchek's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altchek to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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

Dr. Altchek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Altcheck was a disaster. I came in with severe sores in my mouth and he decided, after a cursory look, that my symptoms were such "classic herpes" that he didn't need to run any tests. He prescribed a non-generic drug that cost $500, and said I would have to take it for the rest of my life. He...more
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