Dr. Jerald Altman, MD

Dr. Jerald Altman, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jerald Altman, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1993 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and ear, nose, and throat.

18700 N 64th Dr Ste 201

Glendale, AZ 85308

Contact Information

(623) 566-4718

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 97% of peers
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • The Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Henry Ford Health Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altman to family and friends
3.7
based on 34 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Altman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (10)

in Avondale, AZ
Dr. Altman has been my E.N.T. going on 4 years and I am totally satisfied with his expertise regarding my care ,there has never been any rush to get me in and out ....addresses all my concerns completely and he has a great sense of humor. Thank you Dr. Altman
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in Peoria, AZ
After explaining details about needed throat surgery, he offered me time to think about it. After a couple of months, his staff called me saying the doctor feels that I shouldn't take too long to make my choice. So I had it done that same month. The surgery was done in a hospital environment...more
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in Mesa, AZ
Love Dr. Altman - he's knowledgeable, kind, reassuring, takes the time to answer all of your questions, and does not make you feel rushed. However, it's difficult to make an appointment with him - the gentleman in charge of scheduling appointments is less than helpful - the date/time of my...more
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in Phoenix, AZ
He's a great doctor , he's professional and an excellent doctor.
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in Glendale, AZ
Dr. Altman is without a doubt the best doctor I have ever been to. He lifts my spirits just by being in his office. I'm afraid I use him for more than just my ENT conditions because he knows more than most PCP's that I have been to. His personality makes us a good match. I wish that every doctor...more
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