Dr. John Altenburg, MD

Dr. John Altenburg, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
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Dr. John Altenburg, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6101 Webb Rd Ste 205

Tampa, FL 33615

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 95% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Altenburg'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altenburg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altenburg's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altenburg to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Altenburg'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 (3)

My husband and i have seen dr Altenberg for years He's done cataract removal for both of us and gives me regular opthamolic care.
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I've. Never. Been. Disappointed
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Great guy and great doctor Takes his time and you're never rushed
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