Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD

Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Hollywood, FL. She graduated from University C.E.T.E.C. / School of Medicine and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.Read her story

9720 Stirling Rd Ste 111

Hollywood, FL 33024

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 94% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
high
more than 87% of peers
Hypothyroidism
high
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum "We hope you will find it useful in getting to know us. Our goal is to treat each patient with respect and compassion in an efficient, courteous and personalized environment. We practice the "Art of Medicine" based on the latest scientific principles and state of the art medical protocols. We treat a broad range of complex endocrine disorders. Each patient's work up and plan of treatment is individually tailored to their unique medical condition. Endocrine Partners specializes in Endocrinology and Metabolism. Our practice treats Thyroid Diseases, Polycystic Ovaries (PCOS), Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders, Menopause, Diabetes and Low Testosterone. Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum also specializes in Thyroid Ultrasound and Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Thyroid nodule and lymph nodes. We see very complex disorders including Thyroid Cancer and we provide pre-operative and post-operative evaluation and Ultrasound studies, as well as state of the art monitoring for cancer recurrence. Our practice also offers a medically supervised weight-loss program aimed to better manage diabetes and obesity. We have an individualized body composition analysis, a nutrition plan tailored to your lifestyle and a monitoring program to help you stay on track. Our practice is also involved in clinical research and as the lead clinical research investigator I take pride in being in the forefront of research to explore alternative treatment options for our patient population."

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2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism, Familial, Isolated
  • Hypoparathyroidism, X-Linked
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Primary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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16  Procedures

  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Biopsy
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diet Counseling
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

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

  • University C.E.T.E.C. / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum to family and friends
37 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

I have used Dr Lorena Lewy Alterbaum for 17 years. I am very sastfied with her professionalism and medical knowledge. I feels she cares about me as a patient and person and my best interests are her main priority.
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I cannot say enough good things about this doctor. She is professional, knowledgeable, kind and patient . LOVE Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum and her staff Thank you for all you do.
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Really cares about her patients. Always up to date with the new advances in the entire endocrine field
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Best Doctor ever! Caring, compassionate and very thorough. Good staff. Some waiting but I expected it and I can honestly say that I have had to wait a lot longer in other offices.
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Although I understand that the practice may be busy, I still don't like the idea that I have to provide all my details to a PA first and get their opinion on what the prognosis is and what actions I need to take, and then I maybe get to speak to the Dr herself for a very short amount of time, and...more
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