Dr. Paul Altsheler Jr, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
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Age 70
(2)
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Dr. Paul Altsheler Jr, MD
Dr. Paul Altsheler Jr, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Bridgeton, MO. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Altsheler Jr is affiliated with SSM Health DePaul Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center and SSM Health St. Clare Hospital.

3440 De Paul Ln Ste 110

Bridgeton, MO 63044

Contact Information

(314) 739-3990

Dr. Paul Altsheler Jr, MD

Dr. Paul Altsheler Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

In my many years of practicing Kidney Medicine and Internal Medicine with a focus on diabetes and hypertension (the most common causes for need of Hemodialysis / Renal transplantation) I have tried to incorporate scientific advances to help my patients postpone or avoid End Stage Renal Failure. While not always successful, I have been blessed to have a relatively small dialysis population. I owe this to Faith, to Science and to my Very Motivated Patients.Together we promote good outcomes.
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Dr. Altsheler Jr's Experience

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Dr. Altsheler Jr'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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology & Renal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
39

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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1

Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Medical College Of Virginia Hospitalss
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Med College Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altsheler Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altsheler Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altsheler Jr to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Altsheler Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
St Louis, MO |
Doesn't have good office hours and lack of days available. Does NOT return/nor accept phone calls. Is NEVER on call.Never on time.
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Dr. Altsheler Jr accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Commercial PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan Admar PPO
    MultiPlan Formost PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Choice
    Choice Plus EPO
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Altsheler Jr has admitting privileges

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 N Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63131
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SSM Health DePaul Hospital
12303 Depaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
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SSM Health St. Clare Hospital
1015 Bowles Ave
Fenton, MO 63026
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