Dr. Howard Altman, MD

Urology •  Male • Age 61

  9 Reviews

Dr. Howard Altman, MD is an urology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in urology.


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Dr. Altman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altman

3.4

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Saw Dr. Altman for a circumcision consultation, he's knowledgeable, patient, & professional. Got the surgery done and are extremely happy with the result. Highly recommend this doctor to anyone looking for a great urologist.
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Took me thru hell and back I did not need all these test and camera that he stuck in me was not needed according to dr Philip g head of Einstein’s This Dr Altman after the money very bad don’t come near him
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Dr. Altman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Urinary Stones
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altman treats Urinary Stones more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Altman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altman treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Altman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Urinary Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altman treats Urinary Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Altman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Altman's conditions and procedures:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sperm Abnormalities
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Howard Altman, MD is an urology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in urology.

Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1983
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Internship Hospital
1983
Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
Medical School
1989
1983
1983

Awards

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  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

Jeanes Hospital

Philadelphia, PA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)