Dr. Monica Altman, MD

Dr. Monica Altman, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 43
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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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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Altman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Athlete's Foot
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chlamydia Infections
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dermatitis
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Dry Skin
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
Hearing Screening
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lice
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyuria
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Primary Care for Adults
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pubic Lice (Crabs)
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

"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 ...

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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4.0

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
70%
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4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
5%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
20%
(4)

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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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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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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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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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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MVP Health Care
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
POMCO Group PPO
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare