Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD

Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
(41)
Save
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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • 7 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abnormal Thyroid
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum treats Thyroid Disease more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum treats Hypothyroidism more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Craniopharyngioma
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diet Counseling
Endocrine Cancer
Exercise Counseling
Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Female Infertility
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Gender Dysphoria
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hormone Replacement Therapy
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
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Insulin Pump Therapy
Kidney Disease
Klinefelter Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Nutritional Counseling
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Retina Diseases
Rickets
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroiditis
Turner Syndrome
Ultrasound
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

"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...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum

2.8

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
41.46341463414634%
(17)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4.878048780487805%
(2)
2 Stars
2.4390243902439024%
(1)
1 Star
51.21951219512195%
(21)

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply
The good is the PA that takes care of you she is kind and knowledgeable the bad and the ugly is Dr Lewy-Alterbaum herself. She is rude and unprofessional. When I was questioning why there was an additional charge on top of my negotiated copay she and her staff gave wrong information. They...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD?
Reply
good to read horrible person who answered the phone. refused to run my insurance, said when i come in she will and i said no i do not come in until i know i will not pay a copy .she rude disrespectful, and after being patient of altergbaum hears ago, i see this never changed. horrible...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD?
Reply
This rating is for the PA Diarra Atou, she knows her job very well, and because of Mrs. Atou my Thyroid has been under control She is a great asset to this office and I know she will continue to soar. Both PA( I believe her name is Elaina) are amazing. Thankfully because I've only seen the Doctor...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD?
Reply
This rating is for the PA Diarra Atou, she knows her job very well, and because of Mrs. Atou my Thyroid has been under control She is a great asset to this office and I know she will continue to soar. Both PA( I believe her name is Elaina) are amazing. Thankfully because I've only seen the Doctor...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD?
Reply
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.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option1
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD?
Show more reviews

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum?

Locations

Endocrine Partners

1
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
AvMed PPO
Care Select
Choice POS
Classic HMO
Classic Plus POS
Classic POS
Medicare Advantage - Medicare Choice HMO
Medicare Choice HMO
Medicare HMO
Open Access
Open Access HMO
Open Access POS
Select Plus POS
Select Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
BlueDental Choice
NetworkBlue
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedHealthInsurance
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare