Dr. Michael Alterman, DO

Dr. Michael Alterman, DO

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
(6)
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Dr. Michael Alterman, DO is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Bethlehem, PA. He is 34 years old and has been practicing for 8 years.

800 Eaton Ave Ste 101

Bethlehem, PA 18018

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Blepharitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • St John-Oakland Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alterman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alterman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alterman to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Alterman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alterman accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Alterman has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Hospital - Bethlehem Campus
801 Ostrum St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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