Dr. Jonathan Altus, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 61
  
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 over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Altus has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Franklin Hospital and Mercy Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Altus to book an appointment.


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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 over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Altus has more experience with...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

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

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Altus

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Altus treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Altus treats other conditions, please contact the office at (516) 623-8700.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Altus typically treats 89% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Asthma
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Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Altus typically treats 62% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Bronchitis
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Altus typically treats 39% more often than similar doctors

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Pulmonary Embolism
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Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Dr. Altus typically treats 69% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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Wheezing
Shortness of Breath
Asthma
Asbestosis
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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

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Dr. Altus accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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

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Jonathan D Altus MD FCCP LLC920 ATLANTIC AVE Baldwin, NY 11510
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Franklin Hospital

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

Mercy Medical Center

Rockville Centre, NY

56% Patient experience rating, 13% lower than the national average

Mount Sinai South Nassau

Oceanside, NY

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

Saint John's Episcopal Hospital At South Shore

Far Rockaway, NY

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

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