Dr. Monica Altman, MD

Dr. Monica Altman, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Monica Altman, MD is an internal medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Central University of Ecuador in 2001 and specializes in internal medicine.Read her story

215 E 85th St

New York, NY 10028

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
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Dr. Altman's Experience

Dr. Altman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Altman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Altman "Dr. Altman was born and raised in Ecuador and received her combined BA/MD degree from Universidad Catolica de Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Mount Auburn Hospital, a Harvard University community hospital in Cambridge, MA. Since 2006 she has been working as a primary care physician at Columbia University's Ambulatory Care Network. Dr. Altman joined Weill Cornell Medical Associates in May, 2011."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

215  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Primary Care for Adults
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Central University of Ecuador
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Monica Altman, MD
Dr. Altman and her staff are wonderful. Doesn't rush through the appointment and treats every symptom with the care and consideration it deserves. A wonderful doctor who I'm glad to have met.
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Devin in Brooklyn – Feb 07, 2018
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Dr. Altman is fantastic, my wife and I have been going to her for 4+ years. Always available to anwser any questions that I may have. Never a wait for visits. Highly recommend.
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Kurt in NY, NY – Feb 07, 2018
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Dr. Altman takes her time with her patients. She is an excellent listener and encourages her patients to maintain their health through options and treatment she recommends and then listens as to whether that treatment works for you. If it doesn't she works through other treatments. She is not in...Read More
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Fresh Meadows, NY – Apr 20, 2017
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I saw Dr. Altman in 2014 because I kept getting sick and had inexplicably gained weight. Even though I told her I had just done a half Ironman and always watched my diet, she told me my best option was taking Phentermine, a.k.a. fen-Phen, a.k.a. prescription speed, a.k.a. the pill given to...Read More
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Rebecca in Los Angeles, CA – Oct 17, 2016
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One of the most knowledgeable, patient, caring, practitioners I've ever met. I feel so lucky to have her a my Doctor.
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Ron in New York, NY – Jun 28, 2016
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