Dr. Jeffrey Alter, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Alter, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeffrey Alter, MD is a dermatologist in Waterbury, CT and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from New York Univ Sch Of Med in 1976 and specializes in dermatology.

1078 W Main St

Waterbury, CT 06708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
47

Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center At Roosevelt Division
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Einstein Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alter to family and friends
3.8
based on 19 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Alter's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Waterbury, CT
I went on 10/24/16 to have a few moles looked at, and removed. Long story short, Dr. Alter removed the wrong mole (on my face, too!). I was upset and started crying about this because, as I was numb, I didn't know where he was cutting until after the procedure was done and I looked in the mirror. I...more
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