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Dr. Jonathan Altus, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Altus

Jonathan D Altus MD FCCP LLC

920 Atlantic Ave Baldwin, NY 11510

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Dr. Jonathan Altus, MD is a pulmonologist in Baldwin, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Dr. Altus and his staff are professional, knowledgable, understanding, and compassionate individuals interested in the betterment of the patient. The offices and examination rooms are immaculate and the appearance of the office is orderly.
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Biography

Dr. Jonathan Altus, MD is a pulmonologist in Baldwin, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1989
Ny University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Beth Israel Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Beth Israel Medical Center-Ny
Internship Hospital
1984
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Columbia College-New York
Undergraduate School
1989
1987
1985
1984
1984

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(516) 623-8700

Dr. Altus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Altus' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Wheezing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altus treats Wheezing more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Altus treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Shortness of Breath
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altus treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of his peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altus performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altus performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altus' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Affiliated Hospitals

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Franklin Hospital

Valley Stream, NY
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2017)

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

Mercy Medical Center

Rockville Centre, NY

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

43% Patient experience rating, 26% lower than the national average