Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD

Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 59
(37)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lorena Lewy-Alterbaum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Hollywood, FL. She is 59 years old.

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

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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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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*
51

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
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum to family and friends
2.8
based on 37 total reviews (15 with 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)

in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
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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in hollywood, fl |
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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in Hollywood |
Really cares about her patients. Always up to date with the new advances in the entire endocrine field
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Miami, FL |
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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Hollywood, FL |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • 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

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Hospitals where Dr. Lewy-Alterbaum has admitting privileges

Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson St
Hollywood, FL 33021
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Memorial Regional Hospital South
3600 Washington St
Hollywood, FL 33021
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