Dr. John Altenburg, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 79
(11)
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Dr. John Altenburg, MD
Dr. John Altenburg, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 79 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Altenburg is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital.

6101 Webb Rd Ste 205

Tampa, FL 33615

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Dr. John Altenburg, MD

Dr. John Altenburg, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altenburg to family and friends
4.7
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
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)
Odessa, FL |
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.
Mildred Brown |
I've. Never. Been. Disappointed
in Tampa, fl |
Great guy and great doctor Takes his time and you're never rushed
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Altenburg accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Altenburg has admitting privileges

Tampa Community Hospital
6001 Webb Rd
Tampa, FL 33615
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