Dr. Lawrence Alter, MD

Dr. Lawrence Alter, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lawrence Alter, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Irving, TX. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

7200 State Highway 161 Ste 200

Irving, TX 75039

Contact Information

(817) 784-8268

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School-Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Vanderbilt University-Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University-Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alter to family and friends
2.5
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Alter's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Irving, TX |
The person who answered the phone was very rude. I just wanted to set an appointment for a friend to go see the doctor again.
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Coppell, TX |
Dr Alter seemed professional and knowledgeable. After researching on my own and visiting other doctors seems behind on medical alternatives advisable and available to diagnose elevated PSA levels. Seek second opinions prior to Biopsy or surgery. He seemed too quick to order biopsy which was...more
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Irving, TX |
First visit as a patient and paid $300 out of pocket with insurance to find out nothing. He wanted to schedule ct scan two weeks out and I ended up in the ER prior to that Bc my symptoms were so bad. Calling the office is worse than calling a credit card company. You have to go through an answering...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alter accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Alter has admitting privileges

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Irving
1901 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75061
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Medical City Las Colinas
6800 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75039
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