Dr. Michael Alter, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 54

Dr. Alter
Accepting new patients

Healthpartners Specialty Center

401 Phalen Blvd Saint Paul, MN 55130

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Dr. Michael Alter, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Ohio Medical College - Toledo medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with Regions Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alter to book an appointment.

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Dr. Michael Alter, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications


University of Minnesota
Fellowship Hospital
University of Minnesota
Residency Hospital
Metrohealth Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Ohio Medical College - Toledo
Medical School


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What are Dr. Michael Alter, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Alter frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Wheezing, and Shortness of Breath. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Alter treats.

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Dr. Alter's office is located at 401 Phalen Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55130. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Alter has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Dr. Alter's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Alter accepts

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(651) 254-7400

Dr. Alter accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Group Value Network (Select Network)-MN
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO



Healthpartners Specialty Center401 Phalen Blvd Saint Paul, MN 55130