Dr. Douglas Altenbern, MD

Dr. Douglas Altenbern, MD

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Dr. Douglas Altenbern, MD is an urology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in urology.

Urology Associates PC

393 Wallace Rd Ste 400

Nashville, TN 37211
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • One Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Prostatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Altenbern'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.

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sperm Abnormalities
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureterocele, Congenital
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Interstim® Procedure for Overactive Bladder
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Med University SC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Med University SC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altenbern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Altenbern does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Altenbern and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Altenbern's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altenbern to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Altenbern's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Nashville, TN |
Sorry to have to ruin Dr. Altenbern's good rating but....My husband's appointment was at 2:30pm but they wanted him there at 2pm to fill out paperwork. At 3pm he was called back. At 4pm he came out of the door saying We're leaving. He never did get to see Dr. Altenbern. Why does a new patient...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Altenbern accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
    Tenncare
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Altenbern has admitting privileges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Tristar Southern Hills Medical Center
391 Wallace Rd
Nashville, TN 37211
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Marshall Medical Center
1080 N Ellington Pkwy
Lewisburg, TN 37091
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