Dr. Richard Altman, MD

Dr. Richard Altman, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Altman, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Lowell, MA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

151 Warren St Ste 205

Lowell, MA 01852

Contact Information

(978) 458-1409

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
36

Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/20/2012
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    State: Massachusetts
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

  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Altman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Altman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altman to family and friends
3.3
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Altman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Winchester, MA |
I used Doc. Altman recently. He was very professional both in the consultation and during the procedure. For me, it was definitely a positive experience and I would personally recommend him to others.
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Dr. Altman accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Altman has admitting privileges

Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Ave
Lowell, MA 01854
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