Dr. Monica Altman, MD

Internal MedicineFemaleAge 45

Dr. Monica Altman, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in New York, NY. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Altman to book an appointment.

Dr. Altman

Weill Cornell Medical Associates

215 E 85TH ST New York, NY 10028
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Altman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altman

4.5

Based on 40 ratings

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (27)
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Very quick televisit for a specific reason and Dr Altman was thoughtful and efficient.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Feb 11, 2021
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Wonderful, caring physician
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Feb 06, 2021
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Dr. Altman is an excellent and thoughtful doctor. She is a good listener and is very helpful.
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Lisa J Baumstein – Jan 28, 2021
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Jan 13, 2021
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Great listener, great comprehensive memory, great folllow-up, great doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Orfuss, Mitchell – Dec 30, 2020
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Dr Altman listens and takes her time. Bery happy with all the staff at Weill Cornell!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dec 26, 2020
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Dr. Altman is very empathetic and kind.
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Robin – Dec 21, 2020
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I recently had a video conference with Dr. Altman. She was professional, listens to what you have to say and is very friendly.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dec 18, 2020
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Went for annual health check. Good experience in person. Followed up with a video visit on test results, she explained the results as easy as I can understand.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Clayton – Dec 14, 2020
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My experience was a good as it gets, as always. I would recommend her highly
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dec 06, 2020
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Excellent and knowledgeable Doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dec 05, 2020
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yes. i prefer NOT to be involved in any internet related situation. I consider medical care, personal. And, NOT something to be broadcast as "social media".
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Nov 30, 2020
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This was my first video appointment and I hope all will be as professional and thorough as my visit with Dr. Altman.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Adrienne goldberg – Nov 24, 2020
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Very kind, thorough doctor
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Jennifer Gach – Nov 12, 2020
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Love Dr. Altman and Weill-Cornell! Rarely ever a wait and always a very informative, friendly, efficient, professional and compassionate experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Rebeccah B – Nov 12, 2020
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Excellent care - I have been a patient for many years.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Nov 07, 2020
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I've been bless to have an amazing Doctor who care and takes time to help me. Thank you for being a fantastic Doctor.
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Marie Wilkie – Jan 27, 2020
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Dr. Altman is the best kind of doctor -- extremely knowledgeable, totally professional, kind, caring, compassionate, a strong communicator and great listener. I have been seeing her for years and always feel I am in the best of hands.
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Mar 17, 2019
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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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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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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...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Education

2006
Mount Auburn Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Mount Auburn Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Monica Altman, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Altman has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. Monica Altman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Altman frequently treats Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, and Malaise and Fatigue. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Altman treats.

Where is Dr. Monica Altman, MD's office located?

Dr. Altman's office is located at 215 E 85TH ST, New York, NY 10028. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Monica Altman, MD speak?

Dr. Altman speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Monica Altman, MD?

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Altman's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(646) 962-7300

Dr. Altman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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

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Weill Cornell Medical Associates

Weill Cornell Medical Associates215 E 85TH ST New York, NY 10028
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