Dr. Scott Altschuler, MD

Dr. Scott Altschuler, MD

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Dr. Scott Altschuler, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Port Saint Lucie, FL and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read his story

1701 SE Hillmoor Dr Ste 4

Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Altschuler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Altschuler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Altschuler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Altschuler "Treasure Coast Gi was created with a patient centered focus. Dr. Scott Altschuler has been practicing medicine since 2002. After graduating medical school at Boston University, he completed his internal medicine residency at Boston Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the university of Virginia where he obtained a masters degree and was the chief fellow. He returned to his home state of Florida in 2008 and has been practicing in Port St. Lucie since 2011."
This content was provided by Dr. Altschuler "My practice is dedicated to diagnosis, treatment and prevention of conditions and disease of the gastrointestin system. We are dedicated to providing quality medical to our patients. Our board certified gastroenterologists have in depth knowledge and expertise in diagnosing, treating and preventing conditions and diseases of the gastrointestin system. Our practice offers a broad spectrum of medical specialties and outpatient diagnostic services. Our electronic medical record allows your doctors to coordinate and collaborate on your complete medical care."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Carnegie Mellon U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Boston University, Boston Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Boston University, Boston Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Virginia, Virginia Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Altschuler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Altschuler's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Altschuler to family and friends
30 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Altschuler'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I met Dr Altachuler recently while I was in the hospital. I have never recommended a doctor, until now. He was professional on every level, he answered all my questions, and I asked many. He explained everything to me making certain I understood what he was telling me. I recently saw him again in...more
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Has he returned back to Port Saint Lucie. I heard he came back this way
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Total know it all and transactional meaning everything needs a colonoscopy because that is how he gets paid. The staff is poor as well, you call and leave a message in the morning then have to drive to the office in person because nobody calls you back. When asked why no call-back you get a shrug...more
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Dr. Altschuler performed an endoscopy procedure, which went smoothly at the Palm Beach Laser Center. He listened to my concerns and responded appropriately. He was willing to discuss alternatives to being on Prilosec, which I had been on for over 10 years, when the results of my procedure indicated...more
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I wouldn't let this guy anywhere near my body. He has poor bedside manner. His answers to questions are short in reply as in you're bothering him. He's as arrogant as they come. To top it off he told me not to take milk thistle supplements because they did nothing. When I asked what proof or...more
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