Dr. Erik Altman, MD

Dr. Erik Altman, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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42 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Erik Altman, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, and more.

Island Wide Medical Associates, PC

1401 Franklin Ave

Garden City, NY 11530
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 95% of peers
Syncope
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% 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.

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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21  Procedures

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

  • Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altman's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altman to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

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

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I am a 25 year old male. I had multiple SVTs with a resting heart rate of over 200. Dr. Altman did an EP study, diagnosed Wolfe-Parkinson-White & did a Cardio Ablation. Today, I am fine, symptom-free & 'cured.' I highly recommend Dr. Altman. He really cares about his patients. I had a lot of...more
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Dr Altman performed my EP study & did an ablation for my heart arrhythmia. For years medications would not help. Dr Altman was wonderful, caring & finally fixed my arrhythmia! Highly recommend him, very educated.
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He demonstrated little interest in communating with me.
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