Dr. Richard Altman, MD

Urology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Altman

Merrimack Urology Associates PC

151 Warren St Ste 205 Lowell, MA 01852

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(978) 458-1409


Dr. Richard Altman, MD is an urology specialist in Lowell, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in urology.


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(978) 458-1409

Dr. Altman accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (2/2/2018)View details
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 Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altman treats Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Altman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Urinary Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altman treats Urinary Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Altman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Urinary Stones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altman treats Urinary Stones more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altman treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Altman's conditions and procedures:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prostatitis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Altman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altman

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

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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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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Altman, MD is an urology specialist in Lowell, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in urology.

Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

Education

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

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)